[ram-zuhn, -suhn]
a garlic, Allium ursinum, having broad leaves.
Usually, ramsons. its bulbous root, used as a relish.

before 1000; Middle English ramsyn (orig. plural, taken as singular); Old English hramesan, plural of hramsa broad-leafed garlic; cognate with Greek krómmyon onion

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Ramsons'
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: ramshorn snail
Next Definition: ramsons
Words Near: Ramsons'
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for Ramsons'
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing Ramsons'
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature