xyloid

[ zahy-loid ]
/ ˈzaɪ lɔɪd /

adjective

resembling wood; ligneous.

Nearby words

  1. xylocarp,
  2. xylogenous,
  3. xylograph,
  4. xylographic,
  5. xylography,
  6. xylol,
  7. xylophage,
  8. xylophagous,
  9. xylophilous,
  10. xylophone

Origin of xyloid

1850–55; < Greek xýl(on) wood + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for xyloid

xyloid

/ (ˈzaɪlɔɪd) /

adjective

botany of, relating to, or resembling wood; woody
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