noun lin·gue \ˈliŋgwā\

Definition of lingue



  1. :  a Chilean timber tree (Persea lingue) that is closely related to the avocado, has a bark which is a locally important source of tannin, and yields a lustrous pale brown timber esteemed for cabinetwork and joinery

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Origin and Etymology of lingue

American Spanish, from Araucanian lige

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capable of being understood in two ways

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