Definition of Ament

Ament n. means: A species of inflorescence; a catkin.

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Ament n. means: A species of inflorescence; a catkin.

Meaning of Ament

Ament (n.) means: A species of inflorescence; a catkin.

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Julus (n.): A catkin or ament. See Ament.

Catkin (n.): An ament; a species of inflorescence, consisting of a slender axis with many unisexual apetalous flowers along its sides, as in the willow and poplar, and (as to the staminate flowers) in the chestnut, oak, hickory, etc. -- so called from its resemblance to a cat's tail. See Illust. of Ament.

Amentum (n.): Same as Ament.

Ament (n.): A species of inflorescence; a catkin.

Julaceous (a.): Like an ament, or bearing aments; amentaceous.

Nucament (n.): A catkin or ament; the flower cluster of the hazel, pine, willow, and the like.

Amentaceous (a.): Resembling, or consisting of, an ament or aments; as, the chestnut has an amentaceous inflorescence.

Strobile (n.): A scaly multiple fruit resulting from the ripening of an ament in certain plants, as the hop or pine; a cone. See Cone, n., 3.

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Meaning of Julus

Julus means: A catkin or ament. See Ament.

Meaning of Catkin

Catkin means: An ament; a species of inflorescence, consisting of a slender axis with many unisexual apetalous flowers along its sides, as in the willow and poplar, and (as to the staminate flowers) in the chestnut, oak, hickory, etc. -- so called from its resemblance to a cat's tail. See Illust. of Ament.

Meaning of Amentum

Amentum means: Same as Ament.

Meaning of Ament

Ament means: A species of inflorescence; a catkin.

Meaning of Julaceous

Julaceous means: Like an ament, or bearing aments; amentaceous.

Meaning of Nucament

Nucament means: A catkin or ament; the flower cluster of the hazel, pine, willow, and the like.

Meaning of Amentaceous

Amentaceous means: Resembling, or consisting of, an ament or aments; as, the chestnut has an amentaceous inflorescence.

Meaning of Strobile

Strobile means: A scaly multiple fruit resulting from the ripening of an ament in certain plants, as the hop or pine; a cone. See Cone, n., 3.

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