- The definition of chlorophyll is a green color found in plant cells.
An example of chlorophyll is what makes the leaf on a tree green.
Origin: French chlorophylle: see chloro- and amp; -phyll
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- chloˌro·phylˈlous adjective
chlorophyll - Cultural Definition
The complex chemical that gives a plant its green color and plays an important role in the conversion of sunlight into energy for the plant. (See photosynthesis.)
chlorophyll - Medical Definition
chlorophyll - Science Definition
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