from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or resembling branches.
  • adjective Branching; ramose.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Branched or branchy, or full of branches; having branches, or divisions of the character of branches; ramifying; ramose.

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

  • adjective Ramose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative form of ramose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having branches


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin rāmōsus, ramose; see ramose.]


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