Lignicolous



/lɪɡˈnɪkələs/
adjective
1.
growing or living on or in wood

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    [lig-nuh-fahy] /ˈlɪg nəˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), lignified, lignifying. 1. to convert into wood; cause to become woody. verb (used without object), lignified, lignifying. 2. to become wood or woody. /ˈlɪɡnɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (botany) to make or become woody as a result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls lignify […]

  • Ligniform

    [lig-nuh-fawrm] /ˈlɪg nəˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. having the form of wood; resembling wood, as a variety of asbestos. /ˈlɪɡnɪˌfɔːm/ adjective 1. having the appearance of wood



  • Lignify

    [lig-nuh-fahy] /ˈlɪg nəˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), lignified, lignifying. 1. to convert into wood; cause to become woody. verb (used without object), lignified, lignifying. 2. to become wood or woody. /ˈlɪɡnɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (botany) to make or become woody as a result of the deposition of lignin in the cell walls lignify […]

  • Lignin

    [lig-nin] /ˈlɪg nɪn/ noun 1. Botany. an organic substance that, with cellulose, forms the chief part of woody tissue. 2. Papermaking. impure matter found in wood pulp. /ˈlɪɡnɪn/ noun 1. a complex polymer occurring in certain plant cell walls making the plant rigid n. 1822, from Latin lignum “wood” (see ligni-) + chemical suffix -in […]



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