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Relating to, consisting of, or resembling wood: xyloid lignite.
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(Botany) botany of, relating to, or resembling wood; woody
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(ˈzaɪ lɔɪd)

resembling wood; ligneous.
[1850–55; < Greek xýl(on) wood + -oid]
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Allelochemicals such as aldehydes, alkaloids, apocarotenoids, flavonoids, steroids, xyloids, clerogenic acid and saponins (Anaya et al., 1987; Aim et al., 2002), secreted by aerial organs of Amaranthus plants were found to be released through washing by rain or irrigation water to the soil (Anaya et al., 1987; Al-Khatib, 1995; Khanh et al., 2005).