Definition of phyllodinous in US English:

phyllodinous

adjective

Botany
  • Having phyllodes; specifically of or relating to a subgenus or section Phyllodineae of the genus Acacia, found chiefly in Australia, most members of which have phyllodes.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Alfred Wallace (1823–1913), naturalist, evolutionary theorist, and social critic. From scientific Latin phyllodin- + -ous.

Pronunciation

phyllodinous

/fɪˈləʊdɪnəs/