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lo·ment

 (lō′mĕnt′)
n.
A dry fruit of certain leguminous plants, such as the tick trefoil, having constrictions between the seeds and separating at maturity into one-seeded segments.

[Latin lōmentum, skin conditioner made of bean meal, from lavere, to wash; see leu(ə)- in Indo-European roots.]

loment

(ˈləʊmɛnt) or

lomentum

n, pl -ments or -menta (-ˈmɛntə)
(Botany) the pod of certain leguminous plants, constricted between each seed and breaking into one-seeded portions when ripe
[C19: from Latin lomentum bean meal]
lomentaceous adj

lo•ment

(ˈloʊ mɛnt)

n.
a pod that is contracted in the spaces between the seeds and that breaks at maturity into one-seeded indehiscent joints.
[1810–15; < Latin lōmentum cleansing cream made of bean meal =lō- (see lotion) + -mentum -ment]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loment - seedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segmentsloment - seedpods that are constricted between the seeds and that break apart when mature into single-seeded segments
seedpod, pod - a several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant