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[lig-niv-er-uh s] /lɪgˈnɪv ər əs/

(of animals) feeding on wood


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    [lig-noh-sel-yuh-lohs] /ˌlɪg noʊˈsɛl yəˌloʊs/ noun, Botany. 1. any of various compounds of lignin and comprising the essential part of woody cell walls. /ˌlɪɡnəʊˈsɛljʊˌləʊs; -ˌləʊz/ noun 1. a compound of lignin and cellulose that occurs in the walls of xylem cells in woody tissue

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