Definition of Aphyllous

1. Adjective. Having no leaves.

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Similar to: Leafless



Definition of Aphyllous

1. a. Destitute of leaves, as the broom rape, certain euphorbiaceous plants, etc.

Definition of Aphyllous

1. Adjective. (botany) Having no leaves. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aphyllous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Aphyllous

1. Destitute of leaves, as the broom rape, certain euphorbiaceous plants, etc. Origin: Gr.; priv. + leaf. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aphyllous

aphthae minor
aphthitalite
aphthoid
aphthong
aphthongs
aphthosis
aphthous
aphthous stomatitis
aphthous ulcer
aphthous ulcers
aphthovirus
aphthoviruses
aphylactic
aphylaxis
aphyllies
aphyllous (current term)
aphylly
aphæreses
aphæresis
aphæretic
apiaceae
apiaceous
apian
apiarian
apiarians
apiaries
apiarist
apiaristic
apiarists
apiary

Literary usage of Aphyllous

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1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"aphyllous orchids. The banyan. Humus-collecting orchids. ... aphyllous fertile twigs, vii. Saprophytes and Parasites in the Rain-Forest. ..."

2. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Joseph Decaisne, Emmanuel Le Maout (1876)
"Terrestrial plants, green and leafy, or discoloured and aphyllous. Perianth of G segments, the 3 outer winged. Stamens 3, opposite to the inner segments. ..."

3. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology and by Alphonso Wood (1861)
"A (a, privative), prefixed to a Greek word signifies without, аз aphyllous, without leaves. Abbreviations, page, 189. Abortion, nondevelopment of a part ..."

4. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"A (a, privative), prefixed to a Greek word signifies without, as aphyllous, without leaves. Abbreviations, page, 189. ... aphyllous, without leaves. ..."

5. The American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure, Life by Alphonso Wood (1875)
"... as aphyllous, without Abbreviation!, page 3, Part IV. ... flower- Antheridia, the staminate organs of Moese«, aphyllous, without leaves. ..."

6. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"It is much larger iu all its parts than any other of the aphyllous section. The ovary is not at all longer than the spur. 168. ..."

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