ramon

ramon

[ruh-mohn]
noun
any of several tropical American trees belonging to the genus Brosimum, of the mulberry family, the leaves of which are used as forage, especially B. alicastrum, which bears the breadnut.
Also, ramoon [ra-moon] .


Origin:
1750–60; < Spanish ramón browse, augmentative of ramo branch (< Latin rāmus; see ramus)

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Ramon

[rey-muhn, ruh-mohn] .
noun
a male given name, form of Raymond.

Gómez de la Serna

[gaw-meth the lah ser-nah, -mes]
noun
Ramón [rah-mawn] , ("Ramón") 1888–1963, Spanish novelist, dramatist, biographer, and critic.
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Ramon Ra·mon (rä-môɴ'), Gaston Léon. 1886-1963.

French bacteriologist who in 1936 discovered a method of producing toxoids, leading to the development of vaccinations against diphtheria and tetanus.

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ramon

prolific trees closely related to the breadfruit and found widely in second-growth Central American tropical rainforests, where its presence in deep forest is considered evidence of pre-Colombian Mayan silviculture. The tree has since been cultivated in many tropical countries.

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