ramose

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj ramose having branches
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Ramose rȧ*mōs" Branched, as the stem or root of a plant; having lateral divisions; consisting of, or having, branches; full of branches; ramifying; branching; branchy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ramose Same as ramous.
    • ramose In zoology:
    • ramose Branching; much-branched; ramifying frequently, as corals and other zoöphytes; ramous.
    • ramose Resembling a branch or branches; shooting out like a branch: as, the ramose spines of some shells.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Ramose rā′mōs branching, much-branched:
    • adj Ramose rā′mōs (bot.) branched as a stem or root
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ramosus, from ramus, a branch

Usage

In literature:

Ramose -ous: branched, or having long branches.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
This is the usual uni-ramose limb found in the various classes of Arthropoda.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
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In science:

But, who really was Senenmut? Senenmut was of low birth, born to literate provincial class parents, Ramose and Hatnofer.
Senenmut: An Ancient Egyptian Astronomer
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