Lignous
Lignose Lig*nose" (l[i^]g*n[=o]s"), Lignous Lig"nous (l[i^]g"n[u^]s), a. [L. lignosus, fr. lignum wood: cf. F. ligneux. Cf. {Ligneous}.] Ligneous. [R.] --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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