Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, the woody tissue of plants. See wood-cell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A tissue consisting of long and slender tubular cells, of which wood is mainly composed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany A tissue consisting of long and slender tubular cells, of which wood is mainly composed.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek side + -enchyma as in parenchyma.

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