Words containing xylo

Meaning of Erythroxylon

Erythroxylon means: A genus of shrubs or small trees of the Flax family, growing in tropical countries. E. Coca is the source of cocaine. See Coca.

Meaning of Haematoxylon

Haematoxylon means: A genus of leguminous plants containing but a single species, the H. Campechianum or logwood tree, native in Yucatan.

Meaning of Monoxylon

Monoxylon means: A canoe or boat made from one piece of timber.

Meaning of Monoxylous

Monoxylous means: Made of one piece of wood.

Meaning of Myroxylon

Myroxylon means: A genus of leguminous trees of tropical America, the different species of which yield balsamic products, among which are balsam of Peru, and balsam of Tolu. The species were formerly referred to Myrospermum.

Meaning of Photoxylography

Photoxylography means: The process of producing a representation of an object on wood, by photography, for the use of the wood engraver.

Meaning of Sideroxylon

Sideroxylon means: A genus of tropical sapotaceous trees noted for their very hard wood; ironwood.

Meaning of Xylo-

Xylo- means: A combining form from Gr. xy`lon wood; as in xylogen, xylograph.

Meaning of Xylobalsamum

Xylobalsamum means: The dried twigs of a Syrian tree (Balsamodendron Gileadense).

Meaning of Xylocarpous

Xylocarpous means: Bearing fruit which becomes hard or woody.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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