xylem ray

noun

Definition of xylem ray

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

called also wood ray

— compare phloem ray

First Known Use of xylem ray

1875, in the meaning defined above

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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 17 Jan. 2022.

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