- to convert into wood; cause to become woody.
- to become wood or woody.
Origin of lignify
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The marrow remains always pulpy and with lignified cellules.Coca and its Therapeutic Application, Third Edition
- botany to make or become woody as a result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls
- To make or become stiffer and stronger by the deposition of lignin.
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