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ramulose

[ram-yuh-lohs] /ˈræm yəˌloʊs/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
having many small branches.
Also, ramulous
[ram-yuh-luh s] /ˈræm yə ləs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin rāmulōsus full of branching veins, equivalent to rāmul(us) little branch, twig (rām(us) branch + -ulus -ule) + -ōsus -ose1; see ramus
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British Dictionary definitions for ramulose

ramulose

/ˈræmjʊˌləʊs/
adjective
1.
(of the parts or organs of animals and plants) having many small branches
Word Origin
C18: from Latin rāmulōsus full of branching veins, from rāmulus twig, from rāmus branch
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