Definitions for ramusˈreɪ məs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra•mus*ˈreɪ məs(n.)(pl.)-mi

  1. a small branch, as of a stem, vein, or bone.

    Category: Zoology, Botany

* (-mī)..

Origin of ramus:

1795–1805; < L rāmus branch, twig, bough

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ramus(noun)

    the posterior part of the mandible that is more or less vertical

Wiktionary

  1. ramus(Noun)

    A branching, as of nerves or blood vessels.

  2. ramus(Noun)

    A bony projection, particularly of the jaw, but also in the groin area, both subject to the maturing process of symphysis.

  3. Origin: From ramus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ramus(noun)

    a branch; a projecting part or prominent process; a ramification


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

restful(adjective)

bringing rest

a restful holiday.

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