obsolete : woven of pliant twigs
a vimineous texture like a birdcageRichard Tomlinson
: of or producing long slender twigs or shoots
a shrub of vimineous habit

Word History


Latin vimineus, from vimin-, vimen pliant twig, withe + -eus -eous; akin to Latin viēre to plait

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“Vimineous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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