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[ram-ee, rey-mee] /ˈræm i, ˈreɪ mi/

an Asian shrub, Boehmeria nivea, of the nettle family, yielding a fiber used especially in making textiles.
the fiber itself.
a woody urticaceous shrub of Asia, Boehmeria nivea, having broad leaves and a stem that yields a flaxlike fibre
the fibre from this plant, used in making fabrics, cord, etc


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