Lig*nose` (?), Lig"nous (?), a. [L. lignosus, fr. lignum wood: cf. F. ligneux. Cf. Ligneous.]

Ligneous.

[R.]

Evelyn.

 

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Lig"nose` (?), n.

1. Bot.

See Lignin.

2. Chem.

An explosive compound of wood fiber and nitroglycerin. See Nitroglycerin.

 

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