- A catkin.More example sentences
- The flowers, both male and female, are grouped in aments that appear before the leaves.
- We made no observation for pistillate aments, because they were too small and thin to observe
- The female aments of green alder are covered by exterior bud scales, unlike speckled alder in which the aments are lacking the outer scales (naked buds).
mid 18th century: from Latin amentum 'thong'.
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