Rami



[rey-mahy] /ˈreɪ maɪ/

noun
1.
plural of .
[rey-muh s] /ˈreɪ məs/
noun, plural rami
[rey-mahy] /ˈreɪ maɪ/ (Show IPA). Botany, Zoology, Anatomy.
1.
a branch, as of a plant, vein, bone, etc.
/ˈreɪmaɪ/
noun
1.
the plural of ramus
/ˈreɪməs/
noun (pl) -mi (-maɪ)
1.
the barb of a bird’s feather
2.
either of the two parts of the lower jaw of a vertebrate
3.
any part or organ that branches from another part
n.

“a branch” (anatomical), 1803, from Latin ramus “a branch, bough, twig,” related to radix “root;” see radish.

ramus ra·mus (rā’məs)
n. pl. ra·mi (-mī’)

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