Ramulose
Ramulose Ram"u*lose` (r[a^]m"[-u]*l[=o]s`), a. [L. ramulosus, fr. ramulus, dim. of ramus a branch.] (Nat. Hist.) Having many small branches, or ramuli. [1913 Webster]

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  • ramulose — [ram′yə lōs΄] adj. [L ramulosus < ramulus, dim. of ramus: see RAMUS] having many small branches …   English World dictionary

  • ramulose — /ram yeuh lohs /, adj. Bot., Zool. having many small branches. Also, ramulous /ram yeuh leuhs/. [1745 55; < L ramulosus full of branching veins, equiv. to ramul(us) little branch, twig (ram(us) branch + ulus ULE) + osus OSE1; see RAMUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ramulose — ram·u·lose …   English syllables

  • ramulose — /ˈræmjəloʊs/ (say ramyuhlohs) adjective having many small branches. Also, ramulous /ˈræmjələs/ (say ramyuhluhs). {Latin rāmulōsus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ramulose — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ram|u|lous — «RAM yuh luhs», adjective. = ramulose. (Cf. ↑ramulose) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ramulous — Ram u*lous (r[a^]m [ u]*l[u^]s), a. (Nat. Hist.) Ramulose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ulose — variant of ulous in scientific terms, as in granulose, ramulose. {Latin ulōsus. See ule, ose1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ramulus —   n. (pl. li ) small branch.    ♦ ramular, a.    ♦ ramuliferous, a. bearing ramuli.    ♦ ramulose,    ♦ ramulous, a. having many ramuli …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ramulous — adjective see ramulose * * * ramˈūlose or ramˈūlous adjective Having ramuli • • • Main Entry: ↑ramus …   Useful english dictionary

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