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From pleuro- +‎ -enchyma.


pleurenchyma (uncountable)

  1. (botany) A tissue consisting of long and slender tubular cells, of which wood is mainly composed.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pleurenchyma in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)