Definition of ramie
1 : an Asian perennial plant (Boehmeria nivea) of the nettle family
2 a : the strong lustrous bast fiber of ramie capable of being spun or woven b : fabric made of ramie often resembling linen or silk
Origin of ramie
First Known Use: 1832
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