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vimen

[ vahy-muhn ]
/ ˈvaɪ mən /
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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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How to use vimen in a sentence

  • So come along, and don't let's be frightenin' ourselves vith ould vimen's tales.

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

  • 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

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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