[ ram-zuh n, -suh n ]
/ ˈræm zən, -sən /
a garlic, Allium ursinum, having broad leaves.
Usually ramsons. its bulbous root, used as a relish.
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Origin of ramson
before 1000; Middle English ramsyn (orig. plural, taken as singular); Old English hramesan, plural of hramsa broad-leafed garlic; cognate with Greek krómmyon onion
Words nearby ramson
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Ramson Young started an old-time school play of snapping the whip.Looking Back|Merrick Abner Richardson