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ramage

adjective

Definition of ramage

obsolete

  1. :  untamed, wild

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Origin and Etymology of ramage

Middle English, from Old French, living in the branches of trees, wild, from ram, raim branch (from Latin ramus) + -age (as in salvage savage) — more at ramify


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ramage

noun ram·age \ˈramij\

Definition of ramage

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the boughs or branches of a tree

  2. 2 :  the cry of birds grew from the ramage of birds to the hurry of wind — Hugh McCrae

  3. 3 :  a genealogical tree of a segmentary unilateral descent group

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Origin and Etymology of ramage

French, from Old French, from ram, raim branch + -age


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