Hypoxylon

noun
Hy·​pox·​y·​lon | \ hīˈpäksəˌlän \

Definition of Hypoxylon

: a genus of fungi (family Xylariaceae) having effuse to hemispherical stromata and including a species (H. pruinatum) that causes a canker of poplars — compare xylaria

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History and Etymology for Hypoxylon

New Latin, from hypo- + -xylon

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“Hypoxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypoxylon. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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