[ am-uhn-tey-shuhs ]

  1. consisting of an ament.

  2. bearing aments.

Origin of amentaceous

First recorded in 1730–40; ament1 + -aceous

Words Nearby amentaceous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use amentaceous in a sentence

  • Instances of this kind may be met with in willows, hazels, alders, and other amentaceous plants.

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