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1. Of or resembling branches.
2. Branching; ramose.

[From Latin rāmōsus, ramose; see ramose.]
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(ˈreɪ məs)

1. ramose.
2. pertaining to or resembling branches.
[1555–65; < Latin rāmōsus. See ramose, -ous]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ramous - having branches
branchy - having many branches; "a branchy tree trunk"
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