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Definition of the adjective amentaceous

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adjective

  1. (of plants) bearing or characterized by aments or catkins

Alternative definition of the adjective amentaceous

adjective

  1. [botany] Bearing, resembling, or consisting of an ament or aments.

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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.)

Amentaceous, Amentaceous, amentaceus, growing in an ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant

Amentaceous plants. A division of plants in the natural arrangements of botanists. See Vegetable Kingdom. AMENTAICEUS. Amentaceous: having an amentum or catkin ; as the willow, birch, beech, poplar, &c. AME'NTIA.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* AMENTACEOUS, jidj. [amentatus ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

- * AMENTACEOUS. adj. [amentatus, Lat.j Hanging as by a thread.—The pine tree hath amentaceous flowers or katkins.

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

AMENTACEOUS, in botany, a term applied to the flowers of certain trees and plants, which are composed of a vast number of apices, or antherae, hanging down in form of a rope, such as the hazel, &c. See CATKIN. AMENTACEAE, in botany ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1854)

by Chapin A. HARRIS

Amentaceous plants. AMENTACEOUS. Resembling an ament or thong; 'rowing in an ament. AMEN'TIA. From 0, priv., and mans, the mind. Imbccility of mind. AMEN'TUM. Amcnt. A species of inflorescence, ranged along a stalk or slender axis, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1867)

by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas

AMENTACEOUS. Resembling an ament or thong; growing in an ament. AMENTIA.

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1860)

by J. G. Heck

The inflorescence is occasionally amentaceous, as in the division Scepaceae, which is separated, as a distinct but not fully defined order, by Lindley. The plants of the order abound in warm regions, especially in Equinoctial America, where ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

amentaceous (ämëntä'shůs) а. [L. amentum, a thong.] Appl. plants bearing aments or catkins (hat.) amentiferous (ämëntîf'ërüs) a. [L. атм/ат, a thong ; ferre, to carry.] Amentaceous. amentum(ämën'tům) n. [L. amentum, a thong.] A catkin ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

amentaceous (ämëntä'shüs) a. [L. amentum, a thong.] Appl. plants bearing aments or catkins (bot.). amentiferous (ämëntlf'ërüs) a. [L. amentum, a thong ; ferre, to carry.] Amentaceous. amentum (ämën'tüm) n. [L. amentum, a thong.] A catkin ...

Google previewWebster's Academic Dictionary (1895)

A Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster

AMENTACEOUS. alloy with mercury. 2. To unite or combine. — v. {. To unite in on amalgam ; to blend ; to coalesce. A mal ga-ma'tion (a-maTga-nja'shuu), n. 1. An amalgamating. 2- The mixing of different elements, races, societies, etc. ; a ...

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