ramentaceous

[ ram-uh n-tey-shuh s ]
/ ˌræm ənˈteɪ ʃəs /
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adjective Botany.

resembling or covered with ramenta.

Nearby words

  1. ramc,
  2. rameau,
  3. rameau, jean philippe,
  4. ramekin,
  5. ramen,
  6. ramentum,
  7. ramequin,
  8. rameses,
  9. ramet,
  10. rami

Origin of ramentaceous

First recorded in 1810–20; rament(um) + -aceous

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Examples from the Web for ramentaceous

  • Ramentaceous, beset with thin chaffy scales (Ramenta), as the stalks of many Ferns.