[lahyt-woo d, -oo d] /ˈlaɪtˌwʊd, -ʊd/
noun, Southern U.S.
Also called fatwood. .
resinous pine used for .
[lahyt-yeer, -yeer] /ˈlaɪtˌyɪər, -ˈyɪər/ noun 1. Astronomy. the distance traversed by light in one mean solar year, about 5.88 trillion mi. (9.46 trillion km): used as a unit in measuring stellar distances. Abbreviation: lt-yr. 2. light-years. light-year The distance that light travels in a vacuum in one year, equal to about 9.46 trillion km (5.88 […]
1. variant of before a vowel: lignite.
[lahy-nal-ohz, lig-] /laɪˈnæl oʊz, lɪg-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. . /laɪˈnæləʊz; lɪɡ-/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) another name for eaglewood (sense 2)
(only in pl., Heb. ‘ahalim), a perfume derived from some Oriental tree (Num. 24:6), probably the agallochum or aloe-wood. (See ALOES ØT0000183).