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Definition of "chlorophyllous" [chlorophyllous]

  • Having chlorophyll and, hence, able to engage in photosynthesis (adjective)

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Use "chlorophyllous" in a sentence
  • "Somewhere far above, thunder pealed, echoed down cellulose canyons, rolled off chlorophyllous cliffs."
  • "For several years before the new barn was built the cabin had been used to store bales of hay, and because of the indifferent housekeeping of its few male guests over the years tufts of the stuff was scattered around, and the place smelled pleasantly chlorophyllous, the essence of clover and alfalfa from springs and summers past now driven deeply into its cracked and ancient timbers."
  • "Many of them occupy the same ecological niche underground that chlorophyllous plants do topside."
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