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[vahy-muh n]
noun, plural vim·i·na [vim-uh-nuh] /ˈvɪm ə nə/. Botany.
  1. a long, flexible shoot of a plant.
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Origin of vimen

From the Latin word vīmen osier, withe, twig
Related formsvim·i·nal [vim-uh-nl] /ˈvɪm ə nl/, adjective
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Historical Examples of vimen

  • I say, old woman, you ain't wanted here; we doesn't take in vimen with red cloaks.

    The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4

    George W. M. Reynolds

  • It was rare fun to see him stamping and raving about the room, and vishing all the vimen in the vorld at the devil.

British Dictionary definitions for vimen


noun plural vimina (ˈvɪmɪnə)
  1. botany rare a long flexible shoot that occurs in certain plants
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Word Origin for vimen

C19: from Latin: a pliant twig, osier
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