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ament

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am=ent

CIDE DICTIONARY

amentn. [L. amentum thong or strap.].
     A species of inflorescence; a catkin.  [1913 Webster]
    "The globular ament of a buttonwood."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ament, n. (also amentum) (pl. aments or amenta) a catkin.

Etymology
L, = thong

THESAURUS

ament

born fool, capitulum, catkin, clot, cone, congenital idiot, corymb, cretin, cyme, defective, golem, half-wit, head, idiot, imbecile, juggins, mongoloid idiot, moron, natural, natural idiot, natural-born fool, panicle, pine cone, raceme, simp, simpleton, spadix, spike, spikelet, strobile, thyrse, umbel, verticillaster, zany

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