1. lignin

noun. ['ˈlɪgnɪn'] a complex polymer; the chief constituent of wood other than carbohydrates; binds to cellulose fibers to harden and strengthen cell walls of plants.


  • wood

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Rhymes with Lignin

  • antonin
  • behunin
  • benin
  • bonin
  • bonnin
  • bradykinin
  • branin
  • canin
  • chanin
  • chernin
  • clanin
  • clendenin
  • cronin
  • dennin
  • dobrynin
  • dobrynin
  • dornan
  • dornin
  • dubinin
  • durnin

How do you pronounce lignin?

Pronounce lignin as ˈlɪgnɪn.

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Sentences with lignin

1. Noun, singular or mass
Inexpensive cardboards contain lignin from wood pulp and acids from the manufacturing process that cause them to break down.

2. Adjective
Oat bran and wheat bran are insoluble fiber, as are cellulose, lignin and chitin.