from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Branching or branchlike.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the shape of a branch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the form of a branch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany and zoology, resembling a branch.


Latin rāmus, branch; see ramus + -form.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin ramus ("branch") +‎ -form (Wiktionary)


  • I explained that the cave Bat Boy actually lived in was a previously unmapped limestone ramiform cave I’d discovered near the western edge of the Monongahela National Forest or the MNF as we called it.

    Going Mutant

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