Dic·​ty·​ox·​y·​lon | \ ˌdiktēˈäksəˌlän, -lən \

Definition of Dictyoxylon

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

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First Known Use of Dictyoxylon

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dictyoxylon

New Latin, from dicty- + -xylon

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“Dictyoxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dictyoxylon. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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