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ramson

[ram-zuh n, -suh n] /ˈræm zən, -sən/
noun
1.
a garlic, Allium ursinum, having broad leaves.
2.
Usually, ramsons. its bulbous root, used as a relish.
Origin
1000
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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British Dictionary definitions for ramsons

ramsons

/ˈræmzənz; -sənz/
plural noun (usually functioning as sing)
1.
a broad-leaved garlic, Allium ursinum, native to Europe and Asia
2.
the bulbous root of this plant, eaten as a relish
Word Origin
Old English hramesa; related to Middle Low German ramese Norwegian rams
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