Ligneous meaning

lĭg'nē-əs
Consisting of or having the texture or appearance of wood; woody.
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Of, or having the nature of, wood; woody.
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Of, or resembling wood; woody.
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(botany) Containing lignin or xylem.
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Origin of ligneous

  • From Latin ligneus from lignum wood leg- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • lign-e-ous
    From Wiktionary