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 (rā′mōs′, rə-mōs′)
Having many branches: a ramose bryozoan.

[Latin rāmōsus, from rāmus, branch; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈreɪməʊs; ræˈməʊs) or


having branches
[C17: from Latin rāmōsus, from rāmus branch]
ˈramosely, ˈramously adv
ramosity n
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(ˈreɪ moʊs, rəˈmoʊs)

having many branches; branching.
[1680–90; < Latin rāmōsus=rām(us) branch (see ramus) + -ōsus -ose1]
ra′mose•ly, adv.
ra•mos•i•ty (rəˈmɒs ɪ ti) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ramose - having branches
branchy - having many branches; "a branchy tree trunk"
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