ament

noun
\ ˈa-mənt How to pronounce ament (audio) , ˈā- How to pronounce ament (audio) \

Definition of ament

: catkin

Other Words from ament

amentiferous \ ˌa-​mən-​ˈti-​f(ə-​)rəs How to pronounce ament (audio) , ˌā-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of ament

1783, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ament

New Latin amentum, from Latin, thong, strap

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“Ament.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ament. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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