lignum


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lignum

(ˈlɪɡnəm)
n
(Plants) Austral another name for polygonum
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lignum - woody tissue
plant tissue - the tissue of a plant
ligneous plant, woody plant - a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems
References in classic literature ?
Bagnet briskly, "here we are, Lignum and myself"--she often speaks of her husband by this appellation, on account, as it is supposed, of Lignum Vitae having been his old regimental nickname when they first became acquainted, in compliment to the extreme hardness and toughness of his physiognomy--"just looked in, we have, to make it all correct as usual about that security.
For Lignum, he's tied so close now, and gets so little exercise, that a walk does him good.
I trust my old Lignum to you, and I am sure you'll bring him through it.
The trooper returns that this is kindly said and that he WILL bring Lignum through it somehow.
Because really and truly, George, what I said and meant to say was that I trusted Lignum to you and was sure you'd bring him through it.
Adopting Mr Kenwigs's suggestion, the company spoke very loudly, to look easy and unembarrassed; and almost as soon as they had begun to do so, a short old gentleman in drabs and gaiters, with a face that might have been carved out of LIGNUM VITAE, for anything that appeared to the contrary, was led playfully in by Miss Morleena Kenwigs, regarding whose uncommon Christian name it may be here remarked that it had been invented and composed by Mrs Kenwigs previous to her first lying-in, for the special distinction of her eldest child, in case it should prove a daughter.
That is why the Government of Canada is committed to supporting innovative Canadian businesses like Lignum Veneer to help them grow and create high-quality jobs.
Otherwise known as: Lignum Crucis, Herbe de la Croix
And Nateeva Jamaica is an ode to the Lignum Vitae flower, laced with mandarin, frangipani and coconut water.
Cynewulf's rendering of lignum [tree] as sigebeam [victory-tree], for instance, resonates with "stereotypical Old English poetic discourse" and recalls The Dream of the Rood, where "Christ's surrender to a painful, humiliating death on the cross is transformed into a conqueror's victory" (51).
largiflorens and Tangled Lignum Duma florulenta with a variable shrubby and rhizomatous sedgy-turf grass ground stratum (White et al.