[vi-min-ee-uh s]

adjective Botany.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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