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ligniform

[lig-nuh-fawrm]
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adjective
  1. having the form of wood; resembling wood, as a variety of asbestos.
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Origin of ligniform

First recorded in 1790–1800; ligni- + -form
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  • Ligniform asbestos, or mountain-wood, is a variety presenting an irregular filamentous structure, like wood.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2

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British Dictionary definitions for ligniform

ligniform

adjective
  1. having the appearance of wood
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