lignaloes

[ lahy-nal-ohz, lig- ]
/ laɪˈnæl oʊz, lɪg- /

noun (used with a singular verb)

Origin of lignaloes

1325–75; Middle English ligne aloes < Medieval Latin lignum aloēs wood of the aloe. See lign-, aloe
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British Dictionary definitions for lignaloes

lignaloes

/ (laɪˈnæləʊz, lɪɡ-) /

noun

(functioning as singular) another name for eaglewood (def. 2)

Word Origin for lignaloes

C14 ligne aloes, from Medieval Latin lignum aloēs wood of the aloe
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