adjective Etymology: Latin ramosus, from ramus branch Date: 1689 consisting of or having branches <
a ramose sponge

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  • Ramose — (der von Re geborene) war ein beliebter altägyptischer Name, vor allem des Neuen Reiches. Es gab mehrere bedeutende Namensträger: Ramose (Wesir) Ramose (Vater des Senenmut) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Un …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ramose — Ra*mose (r[.a]*m[=o]s ), a. [L. ramosus, from ramus a branch.] Branched, as the stem or root of a plant; having lateral divisions; consisting of, or having, branches; full of branches; ramifying; branching; branchy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ramose — [rā′mōs΄, rə mōs′] adj. [L ramosus < ramus, branch: see ROOT1] 1. bearing many branches 2. branching …   English World dictionary

  • Ramose — Vizier reigns of Amenophis III and Akhenaten, c.1417 1375 BC.     Ramose was Governor of Thebes and Vizier under *Amenophis III and also served his son *Akhenaten (Amenophis IV) during the early years of his reign when Thebes was still the… …   Ancient Egypt

  • Ramosé — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Ramosé est un prénom masculin égyptien porté notamment par : Ramosé, vizir d Amenhotep III Ramosé, père de Sénènmout, le précepteur et père… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ramose — adjective Having branches; branching But it is chiefly in the interesting family Chalcídidæ that we find the greatest number of species having ramose antennæ …   Wiktionary

  • ramose —   a. branched.    ♦ ramous, a. ramose; ramiform …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ramose — adj. [L. ramosus, branching] 1. Branching, having lateral divisions full of branches; branch like; ramified. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In immatures, setae with branches, usually originating at the base …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ramose — ramosely, adv. ramosity /reuh mos i tee/, n. /ray mohs, reuh mohs /, adj. 1. having many branches. 2. branching. [1680 90; < L ramosus full of boughs, equiv. to ram(us) branch (see RAMUS) + osus OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

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