lignum definition

  • noun:
    • Wood, as compared with soft cells or with bark; that section of exogenous plants which comprises the alburnum and duramen.
    • A contraction for lignum-vitæ: used in Australian Continent a number of species of trees because of their difficult and wood. See the Australian types pointed out under lignum-vitæ.
    • Any types of the wiry flowers associated with the genus Polygonum.
    • woody tissue

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