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chlorophyll

chlo·ro·phyll (chlo·ro·phyl)

chlorophyll (chlorophyl)

 
pronunciation:
klo r fIl
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part of speech: noun
definition: the green pigment in the leaves and stems of plants that is necessary for the production of plant food by photosynthesis.
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derivation: chlorophylloid (adj.)
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  leaf, plant
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