noun, plural ra·mi [rey-mahy] /ˈreɪ maɪ/. Botany, Zoology, Anatomy.
Origin of ramus
Examples from the Web for rami
However, Palestinian villagers are still shopping at settler-owned Rami Levy stores.
Zeidan is playing a high-stakes game, according to Libyan intelligence official, Rami El Obeidi.Libya Fears Jihadist Retaliation After al-Liby Raid|Jamie Dettmer|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Rami Hamdallah released a statement condemning the killings in Qalandia.As Peace Talks Progress, Palestinian Authority’s Popularity Plummets|Maysoon Zayid|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In his short stint as PM, Rami Hamdallah failed to connect with the young folk or the old folk or any folk, really.
For now Rami Hamdallah's abandoned throne remains empty and the Palestinian leadership remains woefully divided.
Rami of mandible anchylosed together and suture largely obliterated.The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae|Frederick True
The rami of the mandible are united at the symphysis, and there is an ossified ring in the sclerotic.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
They are composed of two basal joints, and two rami with swimming hairs, each two-jointed.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Third pair with the rami one third longer than those of the second pair.
The rami in both of the first two pairs are slightly unequal in length.
noun plural -mi (-maɪ)
Word Origin for ramus
"a branch" (anatomical), 1803, from Latin ramus "a branch, bough, twig," related to radix "root;" see radish.