ament definition

  • noun:
    • See catkin.
    • you with seriously lacking intellectual ability.
    • A catkin or amentum
    • A congenital idiot
    • A species of inflorescence; a catkin.
    • In botany, some sort of inflorescence composed of unisexual apetalous plants developing in axils of machines or bracts ranged along a stalk or axis; a catkin. The actual ament or catkin is articulated with all the part and is deciduous; it is well seen within the inflorescence of the birch, willow, and poplar, plus the staminate inflorescence of this pine, walnut, and hazel. In addition written amentum.
    • a cylindrical spikelike inflorescence

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