monophyllous

monophyllous

[mon-uh-fil-uhs]
adjective Botany.
1.
consisting of one leaf, as a calyx.
2.
having only one leaf.

Origin:
1740–50; < Greek monóphyllos. See mono-, -phyllous

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monophyllous (ˌmɒnəʊˈfɪləs)
 
adj
botany having or consisting of only one leaf or leaflike part

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