a combining form meaning “wood,” used in the formation of compound words: ligniform.
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Origin of ligni-
<Latin, combining form representing lignum wood
Words nearby ligni-
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British Dictionary definitions for ligni-
ligno- or before a vowel lign-
Word Origin for ligni-
from Latin lignum wood
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