lithoxyl

noun li·thox·yl
variants: or lithoxyle \lə̇ˈthäkˌsil\ or less commonly lithoxylite \-sə̇ˌlīt\

Definition of lithoxyl

plural -s
: petrified wood

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Origin and Etymology of lithoxyl

lithoxyl, lithoxyle from Swedish lithoxylon, from lith- + Greek xylon wood; lithoxylite from lithoxyl + -ite


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