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lignose

lignose


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lignose  \Lig*nose"\  (l[i^]g*n[=o]s"),  Lignous  \Lig"nous\ 
  (l[i^]g"n[u^]s),  a.  [L.  lignosus,  fr  lignum  wood:  cf  F. 
  ligneux  Cf  {Ligneous}.] 
  Ligneous.  [R.]  --Evelyn. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lignose  \Lig"nose`\  (l[i^]g"n[=o]s`),  n. 
  1.  (Bot.)  See  {Lignin}. 
 
  2.  (Chem.)  An  explosive  compound  of  wood  fiber  and 
  nitroglycerin.  See  {Nitroglycerin}.