consisting of an .
Instances of this kind may be met with in willows, hazels, alders, and other amentaceous plants.
Vegetable Teratology Maxwell T. Masters
lack of intellectual development; imbecility; severe mental retardation. Historical Examples amentia shows itself negatively and passively; dementia, positively and energetically. Dderlein’s Hand-book of Latin Synonymes Ludwig Dderlein noun severe mental deficiency, usually congenital Compare dementia n. “mental deficiency,” late 14c., from Latin amentia “madness,” from amentem “mad,” from a- “away from” + mentem “mind” (see […]
bearing or catkins.
. Also, Amer. . abbreviation America(n) America American
the offspring of an and an , especially one whose father is . of mixed and descent. noun a person of mixed American and Asian parentage; used especially to refer to someone with an American father and an Asian mother adjective of or relating to Amerasians 1966, noun and adjective, from American + Asian; coined […]