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phyllophore

[fil-uh-fawr, -fohr] /ˈfɪl əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/
noun, Botany
1.
the terminal bud of a stem, especially of the stem of a palm.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; phyllo- + -phore
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