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vimen

[vahy-muh n] /ˈvaɪ mən/
noun, plural vimina
[vim-uh-nuh] /ˈvɪm ə nə/ (Show IPA).
Botany
1.
a long, flexible shoot of a plant.
Origin of vimen
< Latin vīmen osier, withe, twig
Related forms
viminal
[vim-uh-nl] /ˈvɪm ə nl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • The viminal derives its name from vimina, signifying osiers, 174 which grew here in large quantities.

    Rambles in Rome S. Russell Forbes
British Dictionary definitions for vimina

vimen

/ˈvaɪmɛn/
noun (pl) vimina (ˈvɪmɪnə)
1.
(botany, rare) a long flexible shoot that occurs in certain plants
Word Origin
C19: from Latin: a pliant twig, osier
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