ligniperdous

adjective
lig·​ni·​per·​dous | \ ¦lignə¦pərdəs \

Definition of ligniperdous

: that destroys wood a ligniperdous insect

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History and Etymology for ligniperdous

lign- + Latin perdere to destroy + English -ous

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“Ligniperdous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ligniperdous. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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