Vimen
Vimen Vi"men, n. [L., a twig.] (Bot.) A long, slender, flexible shoot or branch. [1913 Webster]

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  • VIMEN — ex vico vel vincio, quasi Vincimen, olim, cannabis usu nondum cognitô, funibus contexendis inserviebat. Inde est apud Calpurnium, Eclog. 3. Quod si dura times etiam nunc verbera Phylli, Tradimus ecce manus, licet illae Vimine tortô Scilice, et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Vimen — (lat.), Ruthe, holziger, biegsamer Trieb …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • vimen — [vī′men] n. pl. vimina [vim′ə nə] [L, an osier, twig, akin to viere, to bend, twist < IE base * wei > WITHE, WIRE] Bot. a long, flexible shoot or branch vimineous [vi min′ē əs] adj. viminal [vim′ə nəl] …   English World dictionary

  • vimen — viminal /vim euh nl/, adj. /vuy meuhn/, n., pl. vimina /vim euh neuh/. Bot. a long, flexible shoot of a plant. [ < L vimen osier, withe, twig] * * * …   Universalium

  • vimen — viminal /vim euh nl/, adj. /vuy meuhn/, n., pl. vimina /vim euh neuh/. Bot. a long, flexible shoot of a plant. [ < L vimen osier, withe, twig] …   Useful english dictionary

  • vimen — /ˈvaɪmən/ (say vuymuhn) noun (plural vimina /ˈvɪmənə/ (say vimuhnuh)) a long, flexible shoot of a plant. {Latin: twig} –viminal /ˈvɪmənəl/ (say vimuhnuhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • vimen —   n. (pl. mina ) long thin branch or twig.    ♦ vimineous, a. pertaining to or made of twigs …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Wiemen — Wie|men 〈m. 4; nddt., westdt.〉 1. Latte, Lattengerüst zum Trocknen u. Räuchern 2. Sitzstange für Hühner [<mndrl. wim(m)e „Lattenwerk im Rauchfang“ <lat. vimen „Weide, biegsame Rute“; zu viere „binden, flechten“] * * * Wie|men, der; s,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • osier — Osier, Semble venir de {{t=g}}oisos,{{/t}} id est, Vimen. Osier court, Vimen breue. Osier qui se plie aiséement, Lentum vimen. Quand quelque chose se plie facilement, comme l osier, Lentitia …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • vimbre — (del lat. «vimen, ĭnis») m. *Mimbre. * * * vimbre. (Del lat. vimen, ĭnis). m. mimbre …   Enciclopedia Universal

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