Definition of ramet in US English:

ramet

noun

Botany
  • Originally: an individual member of a clone of plants derived by vegetative reproduction from a single parent plant (ortet) and often (at least initially) remaining physically connected with it. Later also: a member or part of any clonal or modular organism; the basic unit or module of such an organism.

Origin

1920s. From classical Latin rāmus branch + -et.