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ligni-

Class:

affix | prefix | combining form

Etymology:

From Latin lignum, wood; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
(Source: American Heritage Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

New World Dictionary:

wood | Wood | ligni- | xylo- | xyl-

a thick growth of trees; forest or grove | the hard, fibrous substance beneath the bark in the stems and branches of trees and shrubs; xylem | trees ... (26 of 207 words, 16 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

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Collins Dictionary:

ligni- | ligno- | before a vowel lign-

indicating wood (2 of 181 words, 1 usage example)

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Merriam-Webster:

lign- | ligni- | ligno-

wood (1 of 24 words, 2 usage examples)

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Oxford Dictionary:

ligni-

relating to wood (3 of 24 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

ligni-

a combining form meaning "wood", used in the formation of compound words. (12 of 19 words, 1 usage example)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

ligni- | ligno- | lign-

Wood (1 of 17 words, 1 usage example)

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Encarta Dictionary:

ligni- | lign- [used before vowels]

wood (1 of 15 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861698534​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

American Heritage Dictionary:

ligni- | ligno- | lign-

Origin: From Latin lignum, wood; see leg- in Indo-European roots.

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Collins Dictionary:

ligni- | ligno- | before a vowel lign-

Origin: from Latin lignum wood

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New World Dictionary:

ligni-

Origin: Latin lignum: see "ligneous"

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Oxford Dictionary:

Encarta Dictionary:

ligni-

Origin: Latin lignum "wood, firewood" from Indo-European, "to collect"

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Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

ligni-

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "ligni-"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "ligni-"

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Google Dictionary:

ligni-

Audio: English pronunciation of "ligni-"

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YourDictionary Audio:

ligni-

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "ligni-"

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