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ramulose

[ram-yuh-lohs]
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adjective Botany, Zoology.
  1. having many small branches.
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Also ram·u·lous [ram-yuh-luh s] /ˈræm yə ləs/.

Origin of ramulose

1745–55; < Latin rāmulōsus full of branching veins, equivalent to rāmul(us) little branch, twig (rām(us) branch + -ulus -ule) + -ōsus -ose1; see ramus
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British Dictionary definitions for ramulose

ramulose

ramulous (ˈræmjʊləs)

adjective
  1. (of the parts or organs of animals and plants) having many small branches
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Word Origin

C18: from Latin rāmulōsus full of branching veins, from rāmulus twig, from rāmus branch
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