lignaloes

[lahy-nal-ohz, lig-]

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

noun
  1. (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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