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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as rament, 1.
  • noun In botany, a thin, chaffy scale or outgrowth from the epidermis, sometimes appearing in great abundance on young shoots, and particularly well developed on the stalks of many ferns: same as palea (which see for cut).

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  • noun botany One of the thin brownish chaffy scales upon the leaves or young shoots of some plants, especially upon the petioles and leaves of ferns.

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Latin, a scraping.

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