Delignated
Delignate De*lig"nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delignated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delignating}.] [Pref. de- + L. lignum wood.] 1. To clear or strip of wood (by cutting down trees). [R.] --Fuller. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. To strip or remove the wood from; as, to delignate ramie, in the preparation of ribbons of the fiber for further working. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Delignate — De*lig nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delignated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delignating}.] [Pref. de + L. lignum wood.] 1. To clear or strip of wood (by cutting down trees). [R.] Fuller. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To strip or remove the wood from; as, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Delignating — Delignate De*lig nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delignated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delignating}.] [Pref. de + L. lignum wood.] 1. To clear or strip of wood (by cutting down trees). [R.] Fuller. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To strip or remove the wood from; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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