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ramose

ra·mose

ramose

pronunciation:
reI mos [or] r mos
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part of speech: adjective
definition: branching, or having many branches.
derivations: ramosely (adv.), ramosity (n.)
Word Parts
The word ramose contains the following parts:
ram, rami Latin root that means branch
-ose1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means having many or much of; tending toward
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Adjectives ending in -ose1 were borrowed as whole words from Latin, where the suffix was -osus. The suffix -ose1 is therefore always attached to a bound Latin root. Most adjectives ending in -ose1 have a corresponding noun form ending in -ity (verbose : verbosity). See -osity.