From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.
Xan"tho*phyll (?), n. [Xantho- + Gr. fy`llon leaf.] (Bot.)
A yellow coloring matter found in yellow autumn leaves, and also produced artificially from chlorophyll; -- formerly called also phylloxanthin.
© Webster 1913
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