Meaning of ramon in English:


(also ramoon, ramón)

Pronunciation /rəˈmɒn/ /raˈmɒn/


  • More fully "ramon tree": any of several tropical American trees of the family Moraceae that have foliage and twigs used as fodder for livestock, especially Trophis racemosa and Brosimum alicastrum.


Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Importance Jamaica to Great-Britain. From American Spanish ramón, specifically use of Spanish ramón small branch or twig, especially used as fodder for livestock from ramo branch + -ón.