noun or adjective see Ramism

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  • Ramist — Ra mist (r[=a] m[i^]st), n. A follower of Pierre Ram[ e], better known as Ramus, a celebrated French scholar, who was professor of rhetoric and philosophy at Paris in the reign of Henry II., and opposed the Aristotelians. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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