Ramiform
Ramiform \Ram"i*form\ (r[a^]m"[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. [L. ramus branch + -form.] (Bot.) Having the form of a branch. [1913 Webster]

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  • ramiform — [ram′ə fôrm΄] adj. [< L ramus, branch (see ROOT1) + FORM] branched or branchlike …   English World dictionary

  • ramiform — adj. [L. ramus, branch; forma, shape] Resembling or shaped like branches …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ramiform — /ram euh fawrm /, adj. 1. having the form of a branch; branchlike. 2. branched. [1815 25; < L ram(us) branch (see RAMUS) + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • ramiform — adjective Having the shape of a branch …   Wiktionary

  • ramiform — branching; shaped like branches Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ramiform — ram·i·form …   English syllables

  • ramiform — ram•i•form [[t]ˈræm əˌfɔrm[/t]] adj. bot having the form of a branch; branchlike • Etymology: 1815–25; < L rām(us) branch (see ramus) + i + form …   From formal English to slang

  • ramiform — /ˈræməfɔm/ (say ramuhfawm) adjective 1. having the form of a branch; branch like. 2. branched. {rami (from Latin, combining form of rāmus branch) + form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ramiform — /ram euh fawrm /, adj. 1. having the form of a branch; branchlike. 2. branched. [1815 25; < L ram(us) branch (see RAMUS) + I + FORM] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ramiform pit — ˈraməˌfȯrm noun Etymology: Latin ramus branch + English iform : a branched pit formed by the coalescence of the cavities of two or more simple pits (as in the walls of brachysclereids) …   Useful english dictionary

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