ramiform


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ram·i·form

 (răm′ə-fôrm′)
adj.
Branching or branchlike.

[Latin rāmus, branch; see ramus + -form.]

ramiform

(ˈræmɪˌfɔːm)
adj
having a branchlike shape
[C19: from Latin rāmus branch + -form]

ram•i•form

(ˈræm əˌfɔrm)

adj.
having the form of a branch; branchlike.
[1815–25; < Latin rām(us) branch (see ramus) + -i- + -form]
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2) Nathan Alterman (1910-70), next to Avraham Shlonsky (1900-73), was considered the unchallenged dean of modern Hebrew poetry, the august master of spectacularly colorful writing, which consists of complex and equally ramiform metaphors, picturesque, complicated, and cryptic symbolism, sweeping and fastidiously measured metrical patterns, and meticulously beaded rhymes.