Meaning and Origin
What does the name Xylan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
Origin and Meaning of Xylan
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- 2 submissions from the United States and Ireland agree the name Xylan means "Forest dweller".
- According to a user from Indonesia, the name Xylan means "Mountain".
- A submission from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Xylan means "The original" and is of African American origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
A gummy substance of the pentosan class, present in woody tissue, and yielding xylose on hydrolysis; wood gum.
- (biochemistry) A polysaccharide, consisting of xylose residues, found in the cell walls of some algae and plants.