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How to Pronounce ramie?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ramie" is [ɹˈami], [ɹˈami], [ɹ_ˈa_m_i].

"Ramie" in context

Ramie is a plant fibre that is popularly used for fabric and yarn. It is one of the oldest textile fibres to be cultivated, having been used since prehistoric times due to its strength and similarity to silk. Ramie is a bast fibre, meaning it is a tough outer layer that develops around the stems of certain plants. In order to derive fibre from the stem of a ramie plant, it is harvested then soaked and mechanically separated. The fibre itself is white and may be bleached and dyed to create bright and colourful designs.

Usage over time for ramie:

This graph shows how "ramie" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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