Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A scraping; shaving.
  • noun In botany, same as ramentum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A scraping; a shaving.
  • noun (Bot.) Ramenta.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A scraping; a shaving.

Etymologies

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Latin ramenta.

Examples

  • Upon my word, you give me a combustible tempe - rament which I do not possess; and if you judge of me, in this particular, from yourself, I give your lordship joy of the very great advantage you have over me.

    Letters of the Late Lord Littelton

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