Nucament
Nucament Nu"ca*ment, n. [L. nucamenta fir cones, fr. nux, nucis, a nut.] (Bot.) A catkin or ament; the flower cluster of the hazel, pine, willow, and the like. [1913 Webster]

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  • nucament — nu·ca·ment …   English syllables

  • nucament — ˈn(y)ükəmənt noun ( s) Etymology: Latin nucamenta fir cones, literally, things shaped like nuts, from nuca (from nuc , nux nut) + menta, plural of mentum ment more at nut : ament …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nucamentaceous — Nu ca*men*ta ceous, a. [See {Nucament}.] (Bot.) Like a nut either in structure or in being indehiscent; bearing one seeded nutlike fruits. [Written also {nucumentaceous}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nucumentaceous — Nucamentaceous Nu ca*men*ta ceous, a. [See {Nucament}.] (Bot.) Like a nut either in structure or in being indehiscent; bearing one seeded nutlike fruits. [Written also {nucumentaceous}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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