Definition of Rhytidome

1. Noun. (botany) The outermost layers of the bark of a tree. ¹



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Definition of Rhytidome

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhytidome

rhythmizations
rhythmize
rhythmized
rhythmizes
rhythmizing
rhythmless
rhythmlessly
rhythmometer
rhythmometers
rhythms
rhythmus
rhytid
rhytide
rhytidectomy
rhytides
rhytidome (current term)
rhytidomes
rhytidoplasty
rhytidosis
rhytidosis retinae
rhytids
rhytina
rhytinas
rhyton
rhytons
rhæa
riad
riads
rial
rials

Literary usage of Rhytidome

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Indian Forester (1891)
"Also, owing to the great solubility of tannin, the moment the periderm begins to split and a rhytidome to form, rain and dew both reach the living layers ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The bark or rhytidome ig thus a very complex structure, consisting of the secondary epidermal tissues either formed in the primary cortex alone or deep in ..."

3. Botanisches Zentralblatt by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1904)
"Les caractères des sous-tribus peuvent être tirés de l'étude du parenchyme cortical, de la durée du rhytidome cortical, de la région ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The complex system of dead and dying tissues cut off by what is often known botanically as the bark of the tree. rhytidome in fact, everything outside the ..."

5. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of ...by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"... read rhytidome. 103, col. 2, line 6 from bottom, for muscular read molecular. 112, col. 1, line 25 from top, for inorganic read organic. 168, col. ..."

6. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1896)
"... in •order to prevent pieces of the coarse external bark from mingling with the resin, the rough bark or rhytidome of the maritime pine is trimmed off as ..."

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