[ vahy-muh n ]
/ ˈvaɪ mən /

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

a long, flexible shoot of a plant.

Origin of vimen

From the Latin word vīmen osier, withe, twig


vim·i·nal [vim-uh-nl] /ˈvɪm ə nl/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for vimina

  • The Viminal derives its name from Vimina, signifying osiers, 174 which grew here in large quantities.

    Rambles in Rome|S. Russell Forbes

British Dictionary definitions for vimina

/ (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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