Examples from the Web for lignum
The forests on the banks of the Congo are filled with precious red-wood, lignum vitæ, mahogany and fragrant gum trees.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
From both logwood and lignum vit are extracted medicines which physicians often use.Little Folks of North America|Mary Hazelton Wade
I have somewhere in this narrative alluded to lignum, and it may not be out of place at this juncture to describe what it is.Reminiscences of Queensland|William Henry Corfield
The cooking apparatus was a boat's stove, eighteen inches long, and nine inches broad, in which lignum vitæ was used as fuel.Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal;|Sherard Osborn
Some of the very best tops are made of lignum vitæ, with long, handsome pegs.