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ramon

[ruh-mohn] /rəˈmoʊn/
noun
1.
any of several tropical American trees belonging to the genus Brosimum, of the mulberry family, the leaves of which are used as forage, especially B. alicastrum, which bears the breadnut.
Also, ramoon
[ra-moon] /ræˈmun/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of ramon
1750-1760
1750-60; < Spanish ramón browse, augmentative of ramo branch (< Latin rāmus; see ramus)

Ramon

[rey-muh n, ruh-mohn] /ˈreɪ mən, rəˈmoʊn/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Raymond.

Gómez de la Serna

[gaw-meth th e lah ser-nah, -mes] /ˈgɔ mɛθ ðɛ lɑ ˈsɛr nɑ, -mɛs/
noun
1.
Ramón
[rah-mawn] /rɑˈmɔn/ (Show IPA),
("Ramón") 1888–1963, Spanish novelist, dramatist, biographer, and critic.
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  • And she had known the rebel leader, ramon Rotil, all the time!

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • “No, señor, it is my permit to be passed safely by all the men of ramon Rotil,” she said.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • And you came north with the guns and soldiers of ramon Rotil,––how wonderful!

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • It is, you say, not victorious for ramon Rotil, that––bandit?

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • “When ramon laughs like that––” she began and then went silent, shuddering.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • Heretic he may be, but he has the trust of ramon Rotil, and of me.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • ramon stood before her, his face pale, his eyes dark with pain.

    The Crevice

    William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  • When the operative had withdrawn, the detective turned to ramon.

    The Crevice

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ramon in Medicine

Ramon Ra·mon (rä-môɴ'), Gaston Léon. 1886-1963.

French bacteriologist who in 1936 discovered a method of producing toxoids, leading to the development of vaccinations against diphtheria and tetanus.

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