a. having long thin leaves.

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  • leptophyllous — /lɛptoʊˈfɪləs/ (say leptoh filuhs) adjective having long, slender leaves. {lepto + phyllous} …  

  • leptophyllous — leptophyllˈous adjective (botany) With long slender leaves • • • Main Entry: ↑lepton …   Useful english dictionary

  • lepto- — a combining form meaning thin, fine, slight, used in the formation of compound words: leptophyllous. [ < Gk lepto , comb. form of leptós thin, slight, fine, lit., stripped, equiv. to lép(ein) to strip + tos adj. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • lepto- — a combining form meaning fine , small , thin , often occurring in terms of zoology and botany, as in leptospira, leptophyllous. {Greek leptos} …  

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