ramentaceous

ramentaceous

[ram-uhn-tey-shuhs]
adjective Botany.
resembling or covered with ramenta.

Origin:
1810–20; rament(um) + -aceous

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ramentum (rəˈmɛntəm)
 
n , pl -ta
any of the thin brown scales that cover the stems and leaves of young ferns
 
[C17: from Latin rādere to scrape]
 
ramentaceous
 
adj

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