adjective lig·ne·ous \ˈlig-nē-əs\

Definition of LIGNEOUS

:  of or resembling wood

Origin of LIGNEOUS

Latin ligneus, from lignum wood, probably from legere to gather — more at legend
First Known Use: 1626

Rhymes with LIGNEOUS


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