ramsons

ramson

[ram-zuhn, -suhn]
noun
1.
a garlic, Allium ursinum, having broad leaves.
2.
Usually, ramsons. its bulbous root, used as a relish.

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

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ramsons (ˈræmzənz, -sənz)
 
pl n
1.  a broad-leaved garlic, Allium ursinum, native to Europe and Asia
2.  the bulbous root of this plant, eaten as a relish
 
[Old English hramesa; related to Middle Low German ramese Norwegian rams]

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