- of, like, or producing long, flexible shoots.
- of or made of twigs.
Origin of vimineous
1645–55; < Latin vīmineus made of osiers, equivalent to vīmin- (stem of vīmen) osier + -eus -eous
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Vimineous, producing slender twigs, such as those used for wicker-work.The Elements of Botany
- botany rare having, producing, or resembling long flexible shoots
Word Origin for vimineous
C17: from Latin vīmineus made of osiers, from vīmen flexible shoot
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