ramentaceous

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

adjective Botany.

resembling or covered with ramenta.

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Origin of ramentaceous

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

Words nearby ramentaceous

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Example sentences from the Web for ramentaceous

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