amentaceous

adjective

am·​en·​ta·​ceous
¦amən¦tāshəs,
¦ām-,
-ˌmen-
1
a
: resembling an ament
b
: consisting of aments
an amentaceous inflorescence
2

Word History

Etymology

ament entry 1 + -aceous

First Known Use

1706, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of amentaceous was in 1706

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“Amentaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amentaceous. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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