: sheathing
vaginant culm of grass

Word History


borrowed from New Latin vaginant-, vaginans, present participle of vaginare "to ensheathe," verbal derivative of Latin vāgīna "sheath, scabbard"

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“Vaginant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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