amentaceous

adjective am·en·ta·ceous \¦amən¦tāshəs, ¦ām-, -ˌmen-\

Definition of amentaceous

  1. 1a :  resembling an ament b :  consisting of aments an amentaceous inflorescence

  2. 2 :  amentiferous

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Origin and Etymology of amentaceous

1ament + -aceous


First Known Use: 1706


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