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ament


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ament  \Am"ent\,  n.  [L.  amentum  thong  or  strap.]  (Bot.) 
  A  species  of  inflorescence;  a  catkin. 
 
  The  globular  ament  of  a  buttonwood.  --Coues. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ament 
  n  :  a  cylindrical  spikelike  inflorescence  [syn:  {catkin}] 




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