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[ram-uh n-tey-shuh s]
adjective Botany.
  1. resembling or covered with ramenta.
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Origin of ramentaceous

First recorded in 1810–20; rament(um) + -aceous
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Historical Examples of ramentaceous

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

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray