xylo-, xyl- (Greek: wood; the first element of various scientific and technical words that refer to wood).
Woody plants with a single trunk rising from the ground.
Manuscript which is added to a block book in which the illustrations are printed from woodcuts.
Printing in colors from wooden blocks.
A picture in colors from wooden blocks.
Growing on wood.
A plant having woody stems arising from an underground woody rhizone.
Resembling pyritized wood.
Dwarf woody plants having one main axis rising from the soil.
Those low-lying woody plants that send up numerous stems.
A canoe or boat made from one piece of timber (wood).
Formed or made out of a single piece of wood; also, using one piece of wood to make a boat or coffin, etc.photo-xylography: A process of employing photography in the preparation of wood blocks for printing.
pyroxylophilous, pyroxylophile, pyroxylophily:
Thriving on, or having a fondness, for burnt wood.
In botany, the tissue from which the xylem is developed; the primitive xylem of a fibro-vascular bundle.
Those organisms living in or on rotting wood.
Charcoal, a black or dark gray form of carbon, produced by heating wood or another organic substance in an enclosed space without air and is used as a fuel, as an absorbent, in smelting, in explosives, and by artists for drawing.
Woody tissue or cells.
Eating wood as is done by some insects.
The fragrant wood of the tree Balsamodendron gileadense, which yields the resin called opobalsamum or Balm of Gilead.
A hard woody fruit.
An altered form of apophyllite, found in olive-green crystals in a fossil tree-stem in a volcanic rock in Iceland.
A coloring matter produced by chemical alteration of decayed wood.
Belonging to or related to the genus Xylocopa, comprising the carpenter-bees.
In botany, wood or xylem in an early or formative state.
Adapted to or living in or on wood.
A wood-engraving (i.e. either an engraving on wood, or an impression from one), especially one of an early period.
A wood-engraver, especially of an early period.
1. Of, pertaining to, or executed by wood-engraving.
2. Block books in which the illustrations are printed from woodcuts and the text added in manuscript (chiroxylographic).
By the method of wood-engraving.
Wood-engraving, especially of an early period or of a primitive kind; also, more widely, printing from wood blocks as distinct from type.
Relating to or resembling wood; of or relating to wood or like wood.
The science of woods and forests.
A woody tumor on a tree or plant.
Fortunetelling with pieces of wood.
A wood-eating insect.
Names in different classifications for various groups of insects whose larvae devour wood; an insect belonging to one of these groups.
Feeding on wood, as an insect larva, or boring into and destroying wood, as a mollusc or crustacean.
The eating of wood as is done by insects.
Belonging to the group Xylophili of beetles, that live in decayed wood; a beetle of this group.
Insects or fungi that live, thrive, or grow in or on wood.
Living, thriving, or growing in or on wood, as an insect or a fungus.
An excessive fear of wooden objects or a fear of forests.
1. A musical instrument consisting of a row of wooden bars of different lengths that are laid out like a keyboard and produce a tone when struck with a mallet.
2. A musical instrument consisting of a graduated series of flat wooden bars, played by striking with a small hammer or by rubbing with rosined gloves.
One who plays a xylophone.
1. A woody plant.
2. A plant living in or on wood.
1. One who sells timber; a timber-merchant.
2. A dealer in wooden objects or one who sells various kinds of wood or wooden objects.
The selling of wood or timber.
1. The use of certain kinds of wood in the cure of disease.
2. Medical treatment by the application of certain woods to the body.
That which cuts or pierces wood; such as, an insect.
1. A reference to organisms that are able to cut or bore into wood.
2. That which cuts or pierces wood, as an insect.