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Definition of the adjective amentiferous

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adjective

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

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1854)

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Amentiferous trees or shrubs, with alternate, simple, sti- puled, often feather- veined leaves, and unisexual flowers, which have small scales in place of a perianth. Stamens opposite the scales. Ovary 2-celled ; ovules 1 in each cell, pendulous, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1854)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Amentiferous trees or shrubs, with alternate, simple, stipuled, often feather- veined leaves, and unisexual flowers, which have small scales in place of a perianth. Stamens opposite the scales. Ovary 2-celled; ovules 1 in each cell, pendulous, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica, or, Dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature (1854)

Amentiferous trees or shrubs, with alternate, simple, sti- puled, often feather- veined leaves, and unisexual flowers, which have small scales in place of a perianth. Stamens opposite the scales. Ovary 2-celled ; ovules 1 in each cell, pendulous, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

amentiferous (ämëntîf'ërüs) a. [L. атм/ат, a thong ; ferre, to carry.] Amentaceous. amentum(ämën'tům) n. [L. amentum, a thong.] A catkin, consisting of а bracted axis bearing unisexual flowers as in ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base catkin (amentaceous, amentiferous) ametro- [Gr. ametros, irregular] comb irregular, imperfect (ametrometer, ametropia) amic-¡ [L. amicus, friend] base friend (amicable, amicableness) -amic2 [ML am(monia), ammonia + -ic] suf ...

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

amentiferous (ämëntlf'ërüs) a. [L. amentum, a thong ; ferre, to carry.] Amentaceous. amentum (ämën'tüm) n. [L. amentum, a thong.] A catkin, consisting of a bracted axis bearing unisexual flowers as ...

Google previewDictionary of Landscape Architecture and Construction (2005)

by Alan Christensen

amentiferous Descriptive of a plant bearing aments.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)

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an amentiferous tree, the male AMENTIFERAE, or AMEN. o.o.o...". TACEAE. Under this name are ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

These two families, along with the willow family and walnut family, constitute the amentiferous groups — a name referring to the characteristic catkins or aments. In all of them the stamens and pistils are in separate flowers, so that the plants are ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1N1T1I1F4E1R1O1U1S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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