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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chlorophylle, from Ancient Greek χλωρός (khlōrós, pale green) and φύλλον (phúllon, leaf).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈklɔː.ɹə.fɪl/, /ˈklɒɹ.ə.fɪl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈklɔɹ.ə.fɪl/

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chlorophyll (usually uncountable, plural chlorophylls)

  1. (biochemistry) Any of a group of green pigments that are found in the chloroplasts of plants and in other photosynthetic organisms such as cyanobacteria.

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