ligneous plant

ligneous plant
noun
a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems
Syn: ↑woody plant
Hypernyms: ↑vascular plant, ↑tracheophyte
Hyponyms:
Substance Meronyms: ↑lignum
Part Meronyms: ↑xylem

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