ramie

noun ra·mie \ ˈrā-mē , ˈra- \

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 and Etymology of ramie

Malay rami

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