vimen

[ vahy-muh n ]
/ 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.

Nearby words

  1. vilnius,
  2. vilyui,
  3. vim,
  4. vim and vigor,
  5. vimana,
  6. vimentin,
  7. vimina,
  8. viminal,
  9. vimineous,
  10. vimpa

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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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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