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phyllo-

1.
a combining form meaning “leaf,” used in the formation of compound words:
phyllopod.
Also, phyll-, -phyll.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of phýllon
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British Dictionary definitions for phyllo-

phyllo-

combining form
1.
leaf: phyllopod
Word Origin
from Greek phullon leaf
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Word Origin and History for phyllo-

before vowels phyll-, word-forming element meaning "leaf," from Greek phyllo-, comb. form of phyllon "leaf" (see folio).

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