How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"xylo" is from "xylon" (wood) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "wood" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Our engraved maps are made using the techniques of xylography, the oldest of the graphic arts.|
|Based on an analysis of the potential distribution of B. xylophilus it may be concluded that a threat exists to forests in several areas.|