of, or having the nature of, wood; woody
Origin of ligneousClassical Latin ligneus from lignum, wood from an unverified form legnom, collected wood from base of legere, to collect: see logic
Consisting of or having the texture or appearance of wood; woody.
Origin of ligneousFrom Latin ligneus from lignum wood ; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more ligneous, superlative most ligneous)