[pyoo-tey-min] /pyuˈteɪ mɪn/
noun, plural putamina
[pyoo-tam-uh-nuh] /pyuˈtæm ə nə/ (Show IPA)
Botany. a hard or stony endocarp, as a peach stone.
a shell membrane.
noun (pl) -tamina (-ˈtæmɪnə)
the hard endocarp or stone of fruits such as the peach, plum, and cherry
putamen pu·ta·men (pyōō-tā’mən)
The outer, larger, and darker gray of the three portions into which the lentiform nucleus of the brain is divided.
- Put a lid on someone
verb phrase To suppress; quiet; quell: Putting a Lid on The Kid (1970s+)
- Put someone under
verb phrase To arrest someone; collar, hook someone up, pinch [1990s+ Police; shortening of put someone under arrest]
- Put someone under the table
verb phrase To remain sober while one’s drinking companion(s) becomes drunk: She can drink most under the table (1921+)
- Put someone up
verb phrase To provide lodging for (1800+) see: put up , def. 5.