Lignin Definition

lĭgnĭn
lignins
noun
An amorphous, cellulose-like substance which acts as a binder for the cellulose fibers in wood and certain plants and adds strength and stiffness to the cell walls.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Lignin

Noun

Singular:
lignin
Plural:
lignins

Origin of Lignin

  • From Latin lignum

    From Wiktionary

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