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- noun Alternative form of
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- noun tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax
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In penetrating those mountain gorges, and climbing those mountain ridges, steep and thickly covered with forest trees and vines of many kinds, and of luxuriant growth, I sometimes passed hours without meeting any sign of life, except the flitting and hum of the humming-bird, and the loud and musical coo of the ramee.