tracheid

noun
tra·​cheid | \ ˈtrā-kē-əd How to pronounce tracheid (audio) , -ˌkēd\

Definition of tracheid

: a long tubular pitted cell that is peculiar to xylem, functions in conduction and support, and has tapering closed ends and thickened lignified walls

First Known Use of tracheid

1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tracheid was in 1875

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