vimineous

[vi-min-ee-uh s]
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adjective Botany.

of, like, or producing long, flexible shoots.
of or made of twigs.

Nearby words

  1. vimana,
  2. vimen,
  3. vimentin,
  4. vimina,
  5. viminal,
  6. vimpa,
  7. vimy,
  8. vin,
  9. vin blanc,
  10. vin de pays

Origin of vimineous

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

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British Dictionary definitions for vimineous

vimineous

adjective

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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