[ ram-zuhn, -suhn ]
/ ˈræm zən, -sən /
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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 (originally plural, taken as singular); Old English hramesan, plural of hramsa broad-leafed garlic; cognate with Greek krómmyon onion
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Example sentences from the Web for ramson
Ramson Young started an old-time school play of snapping the whip.Looking Back|Merrick Abner Richardson
"Ramson says that regular black beetles are out of season, sir," he reported.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
My mammy's name was Margaret, and she was born under the Ramson's, back in Tennessee.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma|Various