[fil-uh-den-druh n] /ˌfɪl əˈdɛn drən/
a tropical American climbing plant belonging to the genus Philodendron, of the arum family, usually having smooth, shiny, evergreen leaves, often used as an ornamental houseplant.
noun (pl) -drons, -dra (-drə)
any aroid evergreen climbing plant of the tropical American genus Philodendron: cultivated as house plants
1837, from the Modern Latin genus name (1830), from Greek philodendron, neuter of philodendros “loving trees,” from philo- “loving” (see philo-) + dendron “tree” (see dendro-). The plant so called because it clings to trees.
[fi-log-ruh-fee] /fɪˈlɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the collecting of autographs, especially those of famous persons.
[fi-loj-uh-nee] /fɪˈlɒdʒ ə ni/ noun 1. love of or liking for women. /fɪˈlɒdʒɪnɪ/ noun 1. (rare) fondness for women Compare misogyny
- Philo Judaeus
[fahy-loh joo-dee-uh s] /ˈfaɪ loʊ dʒuˈdi əs/ noun 1. c20 b.c.–a.d. c50, Alexandrian Jewish theologian and philosopher. /ˈfaɪləʊ dʒuːˈdiːəs/ noun 1. ?20 bc–?50 ad, Jewish philosopher, born in Alexandria. He sought to reconcile Judaism with Greek philosophy
1. . 2. . abbreviation 1. philological 2. philology 1. philological 2. philology