-x·​y·​lon | \ ksəˌlän \

Definition of -xylon

1 : one having (such) wood—in generic names Haematoxylon
2 : one living in (such) a relation to wood Hypoxylon
3 : wood laurinoxylon

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New Latin, from Greek xylon

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“-xylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-xylon. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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