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ligneous

See definition of ligneous on Dictionary.com
  • as inwooden
  • as inwoody

synonyms for ligneous

  • board
  • clapboard
  • frame
  • log
  • peg
  • plant
  • slab
  • timber
  • timbered
  • woody
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antonyms for ligneous

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  • bending
  • flexible
  • pliable
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    How to use ligneous in a sentence

    In proportion as they increase in age and in strength—especially in their last year—do they attack also ligneous vegetation.
    THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
    The fragile ligneous cylinder would certainly have been broken during such transportation.
    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 481, MARCH 21, 1885VARIOUS
    The cellular tissue itself, which forms usually only a twentieth or twenty-fifth of the whole weight, consists of ligneous fibre.
    A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
    A and D include twenty ligneous species out of forty-nine, that is about forty-one per cent.
    ORIGIN OF CULTIVATED PLANTSALPHONSE DE CANDOLLE
    Also we allowed our teeth to play with the ligneous hardtack and finally fatigued with our exertions we slept soundly.
    SPRINGFIELD IN THE SPANISH AMERICAN WARWALTER W. WARD
    It grows to the height of about four feet, has a stem imperfectly ligneous, without branches.
    THE HISTORY OF SUMATRAWILLIAM MARSDEN
    The common kind is known to have small pinnated leaves growing on stalks imperfectly ligneous.
    THE HISTORY OF SUMATRAWILLIAM MARSDEN
    The stalk soon becomes ligneous, and in time acquires considerable thickness.
    THE HISTORY OF SUMATRAWILLIAM MARSDEN
    This goblet was the ligneous and impermeable capsule, the fruit, naturally and deeply hollowed out, of a tree called quatela.
    THE SOLITARY OF JUAN FERNANDEZ, OR THE REAL ROBINSON CRUSOEJOSEPH XAVIER SAINTINE
    The native dress is made of the bark of trees, smashed with stones, to extract the ligneous parts.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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    WORDS RELATED TO LIGNEOUS

    • board
    • clapboard
    • frame
    • ligneous
    • log
    • peg
    • plant
    • slab
    • timber
    • timbered
    • woody
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