vimen

[ vahy-muhn ]
/ ˈvaɪ mən /

noun, plural vim·i·na [vim-uh-nuh]. /ˈvɪm ə nə/. Botany.

a long, flexible shoot of a plant.

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Origin of vimen

From the Latin word vīmen osier, withe, twig

OTHER WORDS FROM vimen

vim·i·nal [vim-uh-nl], /ˈvɪm ə nl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vimen

vimen
/ (ˈvaɪmɛn) /

noun plural vimina (ˈvɪmɪnə)

botany rare a long flexible shoot that occurs in certain plants

Word Origin for vimen

C19: from Latin: a pliant twig, osier
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