ligniform

[ lig-nuh-fawrm ]
/ ˈlɪg nəˌfɔrm /
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adjective

having the form of wood; resembling wood, as a variety of asbestos.

Nearby words

  1. ligne,
  2. ligneous,
  3. lignes,
  4. ligni-,
  5. lignicolous,
  6. lignify,
  7. lignin,
  8. lignin sulfonate,
  9. lignite,
  10. lignitic

Origin of ligniform

First recorded in 1790–1800; ligni- + -form

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British Dictionary definitions for ligniform

ligniform

/ (ˈlɪɡnɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

having the appearance of wood
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