from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to, consisting of, or resembling wood.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Woody; of the nature of, resembling, or pertaining to xylem or wood; ligneous.

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

  • adjective Resembling wood; having the nature of wood.

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

  • adjective Characteristic of wood; woody


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xylo- + -oid


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  • Of or similar to wood.

    September 22, 2009