vimineous

[vi-min-ee-uh s]

Origin of vimineous

1645–55; < Latin vīmineus made of osiers, equivalent to vīmin- (stem of vīmen) osier + -eus -eous
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vimineous

adjective
  1. 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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