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Webster 1913 Edition


Loment

Lo′ment

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Noun.
[L.
lomentum
a mixture of bean meal and rice, used as a cosmetic wash, bean meal, fr.
lavare
,
lotum
, to wash.]
(Bot.)
An elongated pod, consisting, like the legume, of two valves, but divided transversely into small cells, each containing a single seed.

Webster 1828 Edition


Loment

LO'MENT

,
Noun.
[L. lomentum.] An elongated pericarp, which never bursts. It consists, like the legume, of two valves, with the seeds attached to the under suture, but is divided into small cells, each containing a single seed.

Definition 2022


loment

loment

English

Noun

loment (plural loments)

  1. A type of modified legume that breaks apart at constrictions occurring between the segments of the seeds.

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