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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having many branches.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as ramous.
  • In zoology:
  • Branching; much-branched; ramifying frequently, as corals and other zoöphytes; ramous.
  • Resembling a branch or branches; shooting out like a branch: as, the ramose spines of some shells.

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

  • adjective Branched, as the stem or root of a plant; having lateral divisions; consisting of, or having, branches; full of branches; ramifying; branching; branchy.

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

  • adjective Having branches; branching

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having branches

Etymologies

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

[Latin rāmōsus, from rāmus, branch; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Latin rāmōsus.

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