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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a cylindrical spikelike inflorescence;
[syn: catkin, ament]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ament \Am"ent\, n. [L. amentum thong or strap.] (Bot.) A species of inflorescence; a catkin. [1913 Webster] The globular ament of a buttonwood. --Coues. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ament n 1: a cylindrical spikelike inflorescence [syn: catkin, ament]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

34 Moby Thesaurus words for "ament": born fool, capitulum, catkin, clot, cone, congenital idiot, corymb, cretin, cyme, defective, golem, half-wit, head, idiot, imbecile, juggins, mongoloid idiot, moron, natural, natural idiot, natural-born fool, panicle, pine cone, raceme, simp, simpleton, spadix, spike, spikelet, strobile, thyrse, umbel, verticillaster, zany