Definition of Ligneous plant

1. Noun. A plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ligneous Plant

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lign-
lign-aloes
lignage
lignages
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lignan
lignane
lignanes
lignans
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lignel
lignels
ligneous
ligneous plant (current term)
ligneous struma
ligneous thyroiditis
lignes
lignicide
lignicolous
ligniferous
lignification
lignifications
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lignify
lignifying
lignin

Literary usage of Ligneous plant

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1. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"ligneuse, woody plant, ligneous plant (shrub or tree). — potagère, vegetable. — vivace, perennial plant. planté, pa planted, etc. ..."

2. Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Including His Life and Correspondence by Thomas Browne, Simon Wilkin (1835)
"... hath observed: which being a dry and ligneous plant, is preserved many years, and though crumpled and furled up, yet, if infused in water, ..."

3. Gardening for Ladies: And Companion to the Flower-garden by Loudon (Jane), Andrew Jackson Downing (1843)
"This plant bears very little resemblance to the other kinds of Cacti, as it has thin leaves and a round stem, like any other ligneous plant. ..."

4. The Horticultural Register by Sir Joseph Paxton, Joseph Harrison (1836)
"... endowing it with physical power, so that it can " make annual additions to the size of a ligneous plant." But this, you must be aware, is impossible. ..."

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