How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"phyllo" is from "phyllon" (foliage) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "leaf" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Each segment bears a pair of leaflike appendages known as phyllopods.|
|Phyllomania is the recognised term for this waywardness.|