Asteroxylon

noun
As·​ter·​ox·​y·​lon | \ -ˈräksəˌlän \

Definition of Asteroxylon

: a genus of Paleozoic plants (family Asteroxylaceae) having a single star-shaped vascular strand in the shoot

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History and Etymology for Asteroxylon

New Latin, from aster- + -xylon

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“Asteroxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asteroxylon. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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