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From Latin viminalis (pertaining to osiers), from vimen (a pliant twig, osier).


viminal (comparative more viminal, superlative most viminal)

  1. (rare) Of or pertaining to twigs; consisting of twigs; producing twigs.
    • Francis George Heath
      The plantation was then a model of beauty and vigorous health, clothed in a dense viminal mass.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for viminal in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)