[ ram-yuh-lohs ]
/ ˈræm yəˌloʊs /
adjective Botany, Zoology.
having many small branches.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Also ram·u·lous [ram-yuh-luhs]. /ˈræm yə ləs/.
Words nearby ramulose
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British Dictionary definitions for ramulose
/ (ˈræmjʊˌləʊs) /
(of the parts or organs of animals and plants) having many small branches
Word Origin for ramulose
C18: from Latin rāmulōsus full of branching veins, from rāmulus twig, from rāmus branch
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