Dictyoxylon

noun Dic·ty·ox·y·lon \ˌdiktēˈäksəˌlän, -lən\

Definition of Dictyoxylon

  1. :  a form genus represented by Paleozoic fossil stems exhibiting radiating wedges of wood

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Origin and Etymology of dictyoxylon

New Latin, from dicty- + -xylon


First Known Use: 1869


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