Lewis & Short

lignārĭus, a, um, adj. [lignum],

  1. I. of or belonging to wood, wood-: negotiatio, timbertrade, Capitol. Pert. 1: lima, Scrib. Comp. 141: artifex, a worker in wood, Vulg. Isa. 44, 13.
  2. II. Subst.: lignārĭus, i, m.
    1. A. A worker in wood, a carpenter, joiner, Pall. 1, 6, 2.
      Perh. hence,
      1. 2. Inter lignarios, a place in Rome before the Porta Trigemina, perh. Joiners’-street, Timber-street, Liv. 35, 41 fin. (acc. to others, timber-market).
    2. B. A slave whose office it was to carry wood (to a temple), a wood-carrier: Josue Gabionitas in aquarios lignariosque damnavit, Hier. Ep. 108, 8.
    3. C. A wood-cutter, woodman: lignarius ξυλοκόπος, ὁ κόπτων ξύλα, Gloss. Lat. Gr.