ramie

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See also: ramiè and ramię

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A ramie plant (1)
Pants made from ramie (2)

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From Malay rami.

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ramie (countable and uncountable, plural ramies)

  1. (usually countable) A tall, tropical Asian perennial herb, Boehmeria nivea, cultivated for its fibrous stems.
  2. (usually uncountable) The fibre extracted from this plant known especially for its ability to hold shape, reduce wrinkling, and introduce a silky lustre used to make textiles, fishing nets, upholstery, etc.

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Noun[edit]

ramie f

  1. plural of ramia

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ramie.

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ramie f (uncountable)

  1. ramie

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