xyloporosis

noun xy·lo·porosis \¦zīlə+\

Definition of xyloporosis

  1. :  a disease of citrus trees associated with lack of compatability between scion and stock and characterized by pits in the xylem

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of xyloporosis

New Latin, from xyl- + porosis


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up xyloporosis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!