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chlorophyllnoun [U]

us   /ˈklɔr·əˌfɪl, ˈkloʊr-/
biology the green substance in plants that allows them to use the energy from the sun
(Definition of chlorophyll from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chlorophyll”
in Spanish clorofila…
in Vietnamese chất diệp lục…
in Malaysian klorofil…
in Thai คลอโรฟีลล์…
in French chlorophylle…
in German das Chlorophyll…
in Chinese (Simplified) 叶绿素…
in Indonesian klorofil…
in Chinese (Traditional) 葉綠素…
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