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Definition of the adjective amentaceous

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

Alternative definition of the adjective amentaceous


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

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

The leaves of tie poplar are broad, and for the most part angular : the male trees produce amentaceous flowers, which have many little leaves and apices, but are barren : the female trees produce membranous pods, which open into two parts, ...

Google previewThe American Medical Lexicon (1811)

On the Plan of Quincy's Lexicon Physico-medicum, with Many Retrenchments, Additions, and Improvements; Comprising an Explanation of the Etymology and Signification of the Terms Used in Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, Materia Medica, Chemistry, and the Practice of Physic. Compiled from the Most Approved Authorities

Amentaceous Flowers. In Botany they are such as have an aggregate of summits hanging down in form of a rope or of a ...

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 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 previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

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 previewAn Encyclopaedia of Trees and Shrubs (1869)

Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum Abridged : Containing the Hardy Trees and Shrubs of Britain, Native and Foreign, Scientifically and Popularly Described ; with Their Propagation, Culture, and Uses in the Arts ; and with Engravings of Nearly All the Species ; Abridged from the Large Edition in Eight Volumes, and Adapted for the Use of Nurserymen, Gardeners, and Foresters by John Claudius Loudon

Flowers dioecious, apetalous, amentaceous. Stigmas 3. Drupe dry, containing a 1-celled, 1-seeded nut. Rnv's L . Flowers ...

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 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

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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Scrabble value of A1M3E1N1T1A1C3E1O1U1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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