a brown powder consisting of a sulfonate salt made from waste liquor of the sulfate pulping process of soft wood: used in concrete, leather tanning, as an additive in oil-well drilling mud, and as a source of vanillin.
noun 1. . [mon-tan] /ˈmɒn tæn/ noun 1. a dark-brown bituminous wax extracted from lignite and peat: used chiefly in polishes and waxes for furniture, shoes, etc. /ˈmɒntæn/ noun 1. a hard wax obtained from lignite and peat, varying in colour from white to dark brown. It is used in polishes and candles
[lig-niv-er-uh s] /lɪgˈnɪv ər əs/ adjective 1. . /lɪɡˈnɪvərəs/ adjective 1. (of animals) feeding on wood
1. variant of : lignocellulose.
[lig-nuh-keyn] /ˈlɪg nəˌkeɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. . /ˈlɪɡnəˌkeɪn/ noun 1. another name for lidocaine