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amentaceous

[am-uh n-tey-shuh s] /ˌæm ənˈteɪ ʃəs/
adjective, Botany.
1.
consisting of an ament.
2.
bearing aments.
Origin of amentaceous
1730-1740
First recorded in 1730-40; ament1 + -aceous
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  • Instances of this kind may be met with in willows, hazels, alders, and other amentaceous plants.

    Vegetable Teratology

    Maxwell T. Masters

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