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  • Any of a group of green pigments that are found in the chloroplasts of plants and in other photosynthetic organisms such as cyanobacteria
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Chlo"ro*phyll (?), n. [Gr. chlwro`s light green + fy`llon leaf: cf. F. chlorophylle.] (Bot.) Literally, leaf green; a green granular matter formed in the cells of the leaves (and other parts exposed to light) of plants, to which they owe their green color, and through which all ordinary assimilation of plant food takes place. Similar chlorophyll granules have been found in the tissues of the lower animals. [Written also chlorophyl.]

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



Chlorophyll, the green colouring matter in plants, especially the leaves; due to the presence and action of light.
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