excessive or abnormal production of leaves

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Phyllomania — Phyl lo*ma ni*a, n. [Phyllo + mania.] (Bot.) An abnormal or excessive production of leaves. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phyllomania — phyllomaniac, adj. /fil euh may nee euh, mayn yeuh/, n. Bot. the production of leaves in abnormal numbers or places. [1660 70; PHYLLO + MANIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • phyllomania — noun The over production of leaves by a plant (usually a tree) …   Wiktionary

  • phyllomania — phyl·lo·mania …   English syllables

  • phyllomania — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Manias and Obsessions — Sometimes, when I look over what I ve created in the Phrontistery, I start to think I m more than a bit crazy, and must be suffering from verbomania. Still, I probably don t officially have any of the 142 manias or obsessions listed below. Some… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • phylliform —   a. leaf shaped.    ♦ phylline, a. leaf like.    ♦ phyllode ( /d), n. flattened stem functioning as leaf.    ♦ phyllogenetic, a. pertaining to production of, or producing, leaves.    ♦ phylloid, a. phylline.    ♦ phyllomania, n. abnormal leaf… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • phyllomaniac — adjective see phyllomania …   Useful english dictionary

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