lign-
or ligni- or ligno- combining form Etymology: Latin lign-, ligni-, from lignum wood <
lignin
>
<
lignocellulose
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lign — lign·al·oe; ma·lign·er; ma·lign·ly; ma·lign; lign·al·oes; …   English syllables

  • lign- — combining form or ligni or ligno Etymology: Latin lign , ligni , from lignum more at ligneous 1. : wood …   Useful english dictionary

  • lign- — var. of ligni before a vowel: lignite. * * * …   Universalium

  • lign- — ► prefijo Componente de palabra procedente del lat. lignum, que significa madera: ■ lignario; lignificar. TAMBIÉN ligni , ligno …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • lign — e, i, «urn (L). Wood …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • Lign-aloes — Lign al oes (l[imac]n [a^]l [=o]z or l[i^]g*n[a^]l [=o]z), n. [OE. ligne aloes, fr. L. lignum wood + aloe aloe.] 1. Aloes wood, or agallochum. See {Agallochum}. [1913 Webster] 2. A fragrant tree mentioned in the Bible. Num. xxiv. 6. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lign|al|oes — «LYN AL ohz, lihg NAL », noun (plural). 1. aloes wood. 2. the bitter drug aloes. ╂[< Late Latin lignum aloēs wood of the aloe] …   Useful english dictionary

  • lign-aloes — kvapusis agarmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agarmedinių šeimos pluoštinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Aquilaria malaccensis), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje, iš kurio gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Aquilaria agallocha;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Lign-aloes —    (only in pl., Heb. ahalim), a perfume derived from some Oriental tree (Num. 24:6), probably the agallochum or aloe wood. (See Aloes) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • lign-aloes — n. Agalloch, agallochum, agillochum, aloes wood, agal wood, eagle wood, calambac …   New dictionary of synonyms

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