from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See ramie.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) See ramie.

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  • noun Alternative form of ramie.

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  • noun tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax


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  • In penetrating those mountain gorges, and climbing those mountain ridges, steep and thickly covered with forest trees and vines of many kinds, and of luxuriant growth, I sometimes passed hours without meeting any sign of life, except the flitting and hum of the humming-bird, and the loud and musical coo of the ramee.

    Jack in the Forecastle or, Incidents in the Early Life of Hawser Martingale


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