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phyllomania

[fil-uh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh] /ˌfɪl əˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə/
noun, Botany
1.
the production of leaves in abnormal numbers or places.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; phyllo- + -mania
Related forms
phyllomaniac, adjective
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