vimineous

vimineous

[vi-min-ee-uhs]
adjective Botany.
1.
of, like, or producing long, flexible shoots.
2.
of or made of twigs.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin vīmineus made of osiers, equivalent to vīmin- (stem of vīmen) osier + -eus -eous

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vimineous (vɪˈmɪnɪəs)
 
adj
rare botany having, producing, or resembling long flexible shoots
 
[C17: from Latin vīmineus made of osiers, from vīmen flexible shoot]

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