ligni-

ligni-

a combining form meaning “wood,” used in the formation of compound words: ligniform.
Also, ligno-; especially before a vowel, lign-.


Origin:
< Latin, combining form representing lignum wood

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ligni-, (before a vowel) ligno- or (before a vowel) lign-
 
combining form
indicating wood: lignocellulose
 
[from Latin lignum wood]
 
ligno-, (before a vowel) ligno- or (before a vowel) lign-
 
combining form
 
[from Latin lignum wood]
 
lign-, (before a vowel) ligno- or (before a vowel) lign-
 
combining form
 
[from Latin lignum wood]

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