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chlorophyllous

chlo·ro·phyl·lous
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-uh-fil-uh s, klohr-]
    • /ˌklɔr əˈfɪl əs, ˌkloʊr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-uh-fil-uh s, klohr-]
    • /ˌklɔr əˈfɪl əs, ˌkloʊr-/

Definitions of chlorophyllous word

  • adjective chlorophyllous of or containing chlorophyll. 1
  • noun chlorophyllous (botany) having chlorophyll and, hence, able to engage in photosynthesis. 1

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Origin of chlorophyllous

First appearance:

before 1870
One of the 26% newest English words
First recorded in 1870-75; chlorophyll + -ous

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Parts of speech for Chlorophyllous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chlorophyllous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chlorophyllous usage trend in Literature

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