Definition of rameal in English:

rameal

adjective

  • 1Botany. Of a leaf, flower, etc.: borne directly on a branch.

  • 2Physical Anthropology. Of or relating to the ramus of the mandible.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Patrick Keith (1769–1840). From French raméal or its etymon scientific Latin ramealis from classical Latin rameus of or belonging to a branch + -ālis.

Pronunciation

rameal

/ˈreɪmɪəl/