amento

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

amento m (plural amenti)

  1. (botany) ear, spike (the fruiting body of a grain plant)

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From āmentum (strap, thong).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active āmentō, present infinitive āmentāre, perfect active āmentāvī, supine āmentātum

  1. I furnish with a strap or thong.
  2. I hurl, dart or speed on something by using or as if by using a thong.

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References[edit]

  • amento in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

amento m (plural amentos)

  1. (botany) catkin (botany: a type of inflorescence)

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

amento m (plural amentos)

  1. catkin