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loment or lomentum (ˈləʊmɛnt, ləʊˈmɛntəm)
n , pl -ments, -menta
the pod of certain leguminous plants, constricted between each seed and breaking into one-seeded portions when ripe
[C19: from Latin lomentum bean meal]
lomentum or lomentum (ˈləʊmɛnt, ləʊˈmɛntəm, -ˈmɛntə)
[C19: from Latin lomentum bean meal]
lomentaceous or lomentum

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