xyloretinite etymology

English word xyloretinite comes from English xylo- (Wood.), English retinite

Detailed word origin of xyloretinite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
xylo- English (eng) Wood.
retinite English (eng) (mineralogy) Any of various resins, similar in appearance to amber, associated with brown coal.
xyloretinite English (eng) (archaic) A fossil resin derived through the action of alcohol on fossil pinewood.

Words with the same origin as xyloretinite

Descendants of xylo-
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