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Definition of the noun ament

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noun - plural: aments

  1. a cylindrical spikelike inflorescence
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of ament: catkin
    • more generic word: inflorescence = the flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk

Alternative definition of the noun ament

noun

  1. A catkin or amentum
  2. A congenital idiot

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Google previewThe Journal of Mental Science (1906)

The high-grade ament is a man who is required to do a man's work with a child- brain ; the dement is a man unable to do a man's work with a (prematurely) worn- out brain. The former may fail and try again ; the latter has tried for the last and ...

Google previewFirst Lessons in Botany and Vegetable Physiology (1864)

Illustrated by Over 360 Wood Engravings, from Original Drawings, by Isaac Sprague. To which is Added a Copious Glossary, Or Dictionary of Botanical Terms, by Asa Gray

A Calkin 0Г Ament is the name given to the scaly sort of spike of the Birch and Alder, the Willow and Poplar, and one sort of flower-clusters of the Oak, Hickory, and the like ; — on which account these are called Amentaceous trees. 211.

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1842)

by Robley DUNGLISON

The bands, which strengthen them, are the two aura-sciatic ligaments, the sacro-spinol, a sacro- iliac ligament, and some irre ular fibres. The sacro-iliac li ament is a very -t ick assemblage of ...

Google previewLondon Magazine (1736)

Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer...

or a comfortable Pension from bis Majesty; aa £c< and the Sac/ament is the Sign of it, the Means to ...

Google previewManual of Botany for the Northern States, Comprising Generic Descriptions of All Phenogamous and Cryptogamous Plants to the North of Virginia Hitherto Described. ... Each Genus Illustrated by Short Descriptions of Its Most Common Species. By the Members of the Botanical Class in William's College (Mass.). From a Manuscript System by the Author of Richard's Botanical Dictionary [i.e. A. Eaton]. (1817)

Staminate flowers—ament imbricate, scales 'peltate 3-flowered : calyx a scale ; stamens 10 to 12. Pistillate flowers—calyx a 2-flowered scale : seed 1, ...

Google previewElements of Botany; Or, an Introduction to the Sexual System of Linnæus. To which is Annexed an English Botanical Dictionary. Illustrated by Copper-plates (1802)

by Richard HALL (M.D.)

Ament (oblong. Calyx one-leaved) one- . flowered. Corol none. Female. Ament (oblong. Calyx one-leaved) one-flowered. Corolone. Style one. Seed one, coated. Typha. Male. (Ament cylindrical.) Calyx three-kaved. Corol none. Female.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines [2 volumes] (2009)

by Patricia Monaghan

Ament The ''westerner,'' Ament lived in a tree on the 27. Ahemait. See Ammut Hededet Scorpion. Ahmose-Nefertari Deified queen. Hekat. See Hekt Amaunet. See Ogdoad Hekau. See Wadjet Ament Heket. See Hekt Ammit. See Ammut Hekt ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain (2013)

by J.R. LeMaster, James D. Wilson

Ament, and an assistant, Reverend E.G. Tewksbury, escorted by an American cavalry troop searched the countryside for Boxers, collecting indemnities for slain ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

ament axils of scales or bracts ranged along a stalk or axis; a catkin. The true ament or catkin is articulated with the branch and is deciduous; it is well seen in the inflorescence of the birch, willow, and poplar, and in the staminate inflorescence ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

ament axils of scales or bracts ranged along a stalk or axis; a catkin. The true ament or catkin is articulated with the branch and is deciduous; it is well seen in the inflorescence of the birch, willow, and poplar, and in the staminate inflorescence ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

ament axils of scales or bracts ranged along a stalk or axis; a catkin. The true ament or catkin is articulated with the branch and is deciduous; it is well seen in the inflorescence of the birch, willow, and poplar, and in the staminate inflorescence ...

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Ament Hall and Ballroom

Ament hall and ballroom (1927) on the grounds of the former National Park Seminary, in Forest Glen, MD. Note the stained glass windows. The site is currently under redevelopment as a residential community.

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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