achlorophyllaceous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ chlorophyllaceous

Adjective[edit]

achlorophyllaceous (comparative more achlorophyllaceous, superlative most achlorophyllaceous)

  1. (chiefly botany, rare) Lacking chlorophyll; hence colourless

References[edit]

  • Barbara Ann Kipfer, Roget's Descriptive Word Finder: A Dictionary/Thesaurus of Adjectives and Adverbs. Writer's Digest Books, 2003. ISBN 9781582971704.
  • “achlorophyllaceous” in Mrs. Byrne [Josefa Heifetz Byrne], Mrs. Byrne’s Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure and Preposterous Words: Gathered from Numerous and Diverse Authoritative Sources, London: Granada Publishing, 1979, ISBN 978-0-246-11151-7.