cupressinoxylon

noun
cu·​pres·​si·​nox·​y·​lon | \ k(y)üˌpresəˈnäksəˌlän \

Definition of cupressinoxylon

1 capitalized : a genus of fossil plants having an internal structure similar to that of present-day Cupressus and related genera
2 plural -s : any fossil wood having this structure

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History and Etymology for cupressinoxylon

New Latin, from cupressino- (from Latin cupressinus of cypress, from cupressus cypress + -inus -ine) + -xylon

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“Cupressinoxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cupressinoxylon. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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