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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ligneous  \Lig"ne*ous\  (l[i^]g"n[-e]*[u^]s),  a.  [L.  ligneus,  fr 
  lignum  wood.  Cf  {Lignous}.] 
  Made  of  wood;  consisting  of  wood;  of  the  nature  of  or 
  resembling,  wood;  woody. 
  It  should  be  tried  with  shoots  of  vines  and  roots  of 
  red  roses;  for  it  may  be  they  being  of  a  moreligneous 
  nature,  will  incorporate  with  the  tree  itself  --Bacon. 
  {Ligneous  marble},  wood  coated  or  prepared  so  as  to  resemble 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  (botany)  consisting  of  or  containing  lignin  or  xylem; 
  "ligneous  (or  woody)  tissue" 

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