the felted, blackish stroma of some species of wood-destroying fungi.
the preparation of transverse, tangential, or radial sections of wood for examination under a microscope. noun the preparation of sections of wood for examination by microscope
boring into or cutting wood, as certain insects. adjective (of certain insects, insect larvae, etc) cutting or boring into wood
(in ancient greek and roman architecture) a covered portico, as a promenade. (in an ancient roman villa) a garden walk planted with trees. historical examples chambers’s twentieth century dictionary (part 4 of 4: s-z and supplements) various noun a long portico, esp one used in ancient greece for athletics (in ancient rome) a covered garden […]