Lomentaceous \Lo`men*ta"ceous\, a. [From {Loment}.] (Bot.) Of the nature of a loment; having fruits like loments. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lomentaceous — /loʊmɛnˈteɪʃəs/ (say lohmen tayshuhs) adjective of the nature of a loment; loment like …   Australian English dictionary

  • lomentaceous — lomentāˈceous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑lomentum …   Useful english dictionary

  • loment — n. Bot. a kind of pod that breaks up when mature into one seeded joints. Derivatives: lomentaceous adj. Etymology: L lomentum bean meal (orig. cosmetic) f. lavare wash …   Useful english dictionary

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