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xylo-

1.
a combining form meaning “wood,” used in the formation of compound words:
xylophilous.
Also, especially before a vowel, xyl-.
Origin of xylo-
combining form of Greek xýlon
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British Dictionary definitions for xyl

xylo-

combining form
1.
indicating wood: xylophone
2.
indicating xylene: xylidine
Word Origin
from Greek xulon wood
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Related Abbreviations for xyl

Xyl

xylose

XYL

wife (shortwave transmission)
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