One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Botany. Of a leaf, flower, etc.: borne directly on a branch.
2Physical Anthropology. Of or relating to the ramus of the mandible.
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.
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