Definitions

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  • adj. see ligneous

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Ligneous.

Etymologies

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lign- + -ous

Examples

  • Virgil tells us they will join in marriage with the oak, and they would both be tryed; and that with the more probable success, for such lignous kinds, if you graff under the earth, upon, or near the very root it self, which is likely to entertain the cyon better than when more exposed, till it be well fixt, and have made some considerable progress.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

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