lignan

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Noun[edit]

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lignan (plural lignans)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of phytoestrogens characterized by the presence of a pair of propylbenzene groupings

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Adjective[edit]

lignan

  1. accusative singular of ligna

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *laugnijaną (to conceal, deny).

Verb[edit]

līġnan

  1. to deny

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