Lignaloes



[lahy-nal-ohz, lig-] /laɪˈnæl oʊz, lɪg-/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
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/laɪˈnæləʊz; lɪɡ-/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) another name for eaglewood (sense 2)

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