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1. chlorophyll

noun. ['ˈklɔrəfɪl'] any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms.

Synonyms

  • chlorophyll b
  • pigment
  • chlorophyll c
  • chlorofucin
  • chlorophyl
  • chlorophyll d

Etymology

  • -phyll (English)
  • φύλλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • chloro- (English)
  • χλωρός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Chlorophyll

  • panfil
  • pedophile
  • penfil
  • refill
  • turbyfill
  • unifil

How do you pronounce chlorophyll?

Pronounce chlorophyll as ˈklɔrəfɪl.

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Sentences with chlorophyll


1. Noun, singular or mass
They use a different form of chlorophyll than green or red algae to photosynthesize.

2. Adjective
While chlorophyll absorbs much of the sun's light, it also reflects some light back into the environment.

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