loment

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noun lo·ment \ ˈlō-ˌment , -mənt \

Definition of loment

:a dry indehiscent fruit (as of tick trefoil) that is a modified legume having constrictions between the seeds and that breaks into one-seeded segments at maturity

Origin and Etymology of loment

New Latin lomentum, from Latin, wash made from bean meal, from lavere to wash — more at lye


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