rhytidome

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noun rhyt·i·dome \ˈri-tə-ˌdōm, ˈrī-\

Definition of rhytidome

  1. :  the bark external to the last formed periderm

Origin and Etymology of rhytidome

Greek rhytidōma wrinkle, from rhytidoun to wrinkle, from rhytid-, rhytis wrinkle


First Known Use: 1881


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