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ring-porous

[ring-pawr-uh s, -pohr-] /ˈrɪŋˈpɔr əs, -ˈpoʊr-/
adjective, Botany
1.
having annual rings marked by a conspicuous band of large pores in wood formed in spring.
Compare diffuse-porous.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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