xystum

noun
xys·​tum | \ ˈzistəm \
plural xysta\ ˈtə \

Definition of xystum

: xystus

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History and Etymology for xystum

Latin, from Greek xyston, from neuter of xystos scraped, polished, from xyein to scrape, polish

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“Xystum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xystum. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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