ament

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

Definition of ament

: catkin

Other Words from ament

amentiferous \ -​mən-​ˈti-​f(ə-​)rəs How to pronounce amentiferous (audio) \ 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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The first known use of ament was in 1783

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