aggregate ray


Definition of aggregate ray

: a group of rays in certain woods appearing at low magnification as a single vascular ray but consisting of smaller rays, fibers, and sometimes vessels

called also compound ray

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First Known Use of aggregate ray

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Aggregate ray.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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