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ligneous plant | ligniferous | lignification | lignified | ligniform | lignify | lignin | ligniperdous | lignireose | lignite | lignitic


Verb (usu participle)


lignifyv. t. [L. lignum wood + -fy: cf. F. lignifier.].
     To convert into wood or into a ligneous substance.  [1913 Webster]
lignifyv. i. 
     To become wood.  [1913 Webster]


lignify, v.tr. & intr. (-ies, -ied) Bot. make or become woody by the deposition of lignin.

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