noun As·ter·ox·y·lon \-ˈräksəˌlän\

Definition of Asteroxylon

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

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Origin and Etymology of asteroxylon

New Latin, from aster- + -xylon

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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