from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Resembling or consisting of a catkin.
  • adjective Bearing catkins.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany: Consisting of or resembling an ament: as, an amentaceous inflorescence. Bearing aments: as, amentaceous plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Resembling, or consisting of, an ament or aments.
  • adjective Bearing aments; having flowers arranged in aments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany Bearing, resembling, or consisting of an ament or aments.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of plants) bearing or characterized by aments or catkins


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