amen·​ti·​form | \ aˈmentəˌfȯrm, āˈ-, əˈ- \

Definition of amentiform

: having the shape of an ament

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First Known Use of amentiform

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amentiform

ament entry 1 + -iform

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“Amentiform.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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