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amentaceous

[ am-uhn-tey-shuhs ]
/ ˌæm ənˈteɪ ʃəs /
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adjective Botany.

consisting of an ament.
bearing aments.

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Origin of amentaceous

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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