xylem ray


: a vascular ray or portion of a vascular ray located in xylem

called also wood ray

compare phloem ray

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of xylem ray was in 1875

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“Xylem ray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xylem%20ray. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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