dasyphyllous

dasyphyllous
\\|dasə|filəs\ adjective
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dasy- + -phyllous
1. : having leaves thick or thickly set
2. : having woolly leaves

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/das'euh fil"euhs/, adj. Bot.
having very hairy leaves.
[DASY- + -PHYLLOUS]

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dasyphyllous /das-i-filˈəs/ (botany)
adjective
Having crowded, thick, or woolly leaves
ORIGIN: Gr dasys thick, bushy, hairy, and phyllon leaf

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dasyphyllous, a. Bot.
(dæsɪˈfɪləs)
[f. Gr. δασύ-ς rough, hairy + ϕύλλ-ον leaf + -ous.]
‘Having hairy or woolly leaves’ (Syd. Soc. Lex.).

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  • dasyphyllous — /das euh fil euhs/, adj. Bot. having very hairy leaves. [DASY + PHYLLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • dasyphyllous — adjective having downy leaves …   Wiktionary

  • dasyphyllous — das·y·phyl·lous …   English syllables

  • dasyphyllous —   a. with downy leaves …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • dasy- — combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from dasys more at dense 1. : thick with hair or leaves : shaggy : woolly …   Useful english dictionary

  • dasy- — a combining form meaning hairy, shaggy, dense, used in the formation of compound words: dasyphyllous. [ < Gk, comb. form repr. dasýs; see DENSE] * * * …   Universalium

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