xylo-, xyl- +
(Greek: wood; the first element of various scientific and technical words that refer to wood)
pyroxylophilous (adjective), more pyroxylophilous, most pyroxylophilous
Pertaining to a life form that thrives on burned wood: When wood burns, wood ash is produced, which is excellent for some pyroxylophilous vegetables, like carrots and parsnips, that need its nutrients, like calcium, to grow well.
Those organisms living in or on rotting wood.
A reference to 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.
Feeding on or consuming wood.
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.
xylocryptite (s) (noun), xylocryptites (pl)
Something that is hidden in fossil wood.
In botany, wood or xylem in an early or formative state.
Adapted to or living in or on wood.