lignocellulose

noun
lig·​no·​cel·​lu·​lose | \ ˌlig-nō-ˈsel-yə-ˌlōs How to pronounce lignocellulose (audio) , -ˌlōz \

Definition of lignocellulose

: any of several closely related substances constituting the essential part of woody cell walls of plants and consisting of cellulose intimately associated with lignin

Other Words from lignocellulose

lignocellulosic \ ˌlig-​nō-​ˌsel-​yə-​ˈlō-​sik How to pronounce lignocellulosic (audio) , -​zik \ adjective

First Known Use of lignocellulose

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Lignocellulose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lignocellulose. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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lignocellulose

noun
lig·​no·​cel·​lu·​lose | \ ˌlig-nō-ˈsel-yə-ˌlōs, -ˌlōz How to pronounce lignocellulose (audio) \

Medical Definition of lignocellulose

: any of several closely related substances constituting the essential part of woody cell walls and consisting of cellulose intimately associated with lignin

Other Words from lignocellulose

lignocellulosic \ -​ˌsel-​yə-​ˈlō-​sik, -​zik How to pronounce lignocellulosic (audio) \ adjective

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