Definition of parichnos in English:

parichnos

Pronunciation /pəˈrɪknɒs/

noun

Botany
  • A strand of parenchymatous tissue accompanying a leaf trace, found in fossil lycopods of the order Lepidodendrales and, in vestigial form, as canals in some living lycopods, especially of the genus Isoetes (quillworts).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From French parichnos from para- + ancient Greek ἴχνος track, trace.