[lig-yool] /ˈlɪg yul/
a thin, membranous outgrowth from the base of the blade of most grasses.
a strap-shaped corolla, as in the ray flowers of the head of certain composite plants.
a membranous outgrowth at the junction between the leaf blade and sheath in many grasses and sedges
a strap-shaped corolla, such as that of a ray floret in the daisy
A straplike structure, such as the corolla of fused petals in a ray flower or a membranous or hairy appendage between the sheath and blade of a grass leaf.
[lig-yoo r] /ˈlɪg yʊər/ noun 1. a precious stone, probably the jacinth. Ex. 28:19. /ˈlɪɡjʊə/ noun 1. (Old Testament) any of the 12 precious stones used in the breastplates of high priests (Heb. leshem) occurs only in Ex. 28:19 and 39:12, as the name of a stone in the third row on the high priest’s […]
[li-gyoo r-ee-uh] /lɪˈgyʊər i ə/ noun 1. a region in NW Italy. 2099 sq. mi. (5435 sq. km). /lɪˈɡjʊərɪə/ noun 1. a region of NW Italy, on the Ligurian Sea (an arm of the Mediterranean): the third smallest of the regions of Italy. Pop: 1 572 197 (2003 est). Area: 5410 sq km (2089 sq […]
[li-gyoo r-ee-uh n] /lɪˈgyʊər i ən/ noun 1. an apparently Indo-European language used in ancient times along the NW coast of the . adjective 2. of or relating to or its inhabitants. /lɪˈɡjʊərɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Liguria, a region of NW Italy, or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of […]
noun 1. the republic in NW Italy set up by Napoleon in 1797, incorporated into France in 1805, and united with the Kingdom of Sardinia in 1814.