lignaloes

lignaloes

[lahy-nal-ohz, lig-]
noun (used with a singular verb)

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English ligne aloes < Medieval Latin lignum aloēs wood of the aloe. See lign-, aloe

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lignaloes (laɪˈnæləʊz, lɪɡ-)
 
n
(functioning as singular) another name for eaglewood
 
[C14 ligne aloes, from Medieval Latin lignum aloēs wood of the aloe]

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