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Made of wood; consisting of wood; of the nature of, or resembling, wood; woody. It should be tried with shoots of vines and roots of red roses; for it may be they, being of a moreligneous nature, will incorporate with the tree itself. (Bacon) ligneous marble, wood coated or prepared so as to resemble marble.

Origin: L. Ligneus, fr. Lignum wood. Cf. Lignous.

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