xyloplastic etymology

English word xyloplastic comes from English plastic, English xylo- (Wood.)

Detailed word origin of xyloplastic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
plastic English (eng) (archaic) Any solid but malleable substance.. (colloquial, metonym) Credit or debit cards used in place of cash to buy goods and services.. (obsolete) A sculptor, moulder.. (slang) Fakeness, or a person who is fake or arrogant, or believes that they are better than the rest of the population.. A synthetic, thermoplastic, solid, hydrocarbon-based polymer.. Any similar synthetic material, not [...]
xylo- English (eng) Wood.
xyloplastic English (eng) (dated, engineering) Made from wood pulp shaped in a mould.

Words with the same origin as xyloplastic

Descendants of plastic
Plasticine Silastic plamodel plasteel plastiglomerate plastisol pleather
Descendants of xylo-
concert xylophone xylarium xylocaine xylocarpous xylochemistry xylodextrin xylogenous xylography xyloid xyloketal xylolite xyloma xylometry xylophagy xylophilous xylophone xylopyranose xylopyrography xylorcin xyloretinite xylorutinoside xylostyptic xylotherapy xylotypographic