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phyllotaxy

phyl·lo·tax·y

phyllotaxy

pronunciation:
fI l taek si
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the arrangement of plant leaves along a stem, or the principles governing this arrangement.
definition 2: the study of these principles.
derivations: phyllotactic (adj.), phyllotaxic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word phyllotaxy contains the following part:
tax, taxo Greek root that means arrangement, order