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rāmōsus , a, um, adj. ramus,
I.full of boughs, having many branches, branching, branchy.
I. Lit.: “arbor,Lucr. 5, 1096: “ilex,Ov. M. 8, 237; cf.: “domus Silvani,Prop. 4 (5), 4, 5.stipes,Ov. F. 3, 751. — Comp.: “lappago,Plin. 26, 10, 65, § 102. — Sup., Tert. Apol. 35.—
II. Transf., branching: “cornua cervi,Verg. E. 7, 30: “corpora,Lucr. 2, 446; Claud. Cons. Stil. 3, 291: “radices,Plin. 21, 15, 52, § 89.— Comp.: “folium,Plin. 21, 10, 32, § 58. — Sup.: “curalium,Plin. 32, 2, 11, § 22.—Poet., of the clouds, branchy, forked, Lucr. 6, 133.—Of the Lernæan hydra, from whose trunk young serpents grew out like branches, Ov. M. 9, 73: vitae nescius error diducit mentes ramosa in compita, into many devious ways, Pers. 5, 35.
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