from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to chlorophyl, the green coloring-matter of plants.

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  • adjective biochemistry Of, pertaining to, resembling or derived from chlorophyll
  • adjective biology, of a plant Containing chlorophyll


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  • On some, like the bubble; encased chlorophyllic growths, the danger was not cutting himself so much as it was slipping on the slick glassy curves and breaking his neck.

    Sentenced To Prism Foster, Alan Dean, 1946- 1985

  • Transparent babbles no more than three cen'timeters in diameter, which held in their centers individ-ual blobs of chlorophyllic material, covered the ground.

    Sentenced To Prism Foster, Alan Dean, 1946- 1985

  • Flat-sided green logs lay strewn across the stumps, fragments from the broom of a chlorophyllic colossus.

    Mission to Moulokin Foster, Alan Dean, 1946- 1979

  • Someone needs to bring this chlorophyllic holocaust to an end!

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg 2009

  • Hence, as CO2 is produced, it will 'react' to produce more oxygen and cellulosic carbon through the well-known chlorophyllic process.

    Red Liberal 2008

  • "Some contain symbiotic or par-asitic chlorophyllic forms.

    Sentenced To Prism Foster, Alan Dean, 1946- 1985


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