(botany) A plant, Allium ursinum, also called ramson, wild garlic, or bear garlic.
Origin of Buckram
Middle English bukeram fine linen from Old French boquerant and from Old Italian bucherame both after Bukhara (Bukhoro), from which fine linen was once imported
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English bukeram (“fine linen”), from Anglo-Norman bokeram, from Old French boquerant, bougherant (“fine cloth”), bougueran, probably ultimately from Bokhara.
Perhaps from earlier buckrams, from buck + ramps, ramsh (“wild garlic, ramson”). Compare Danish ramsløg (“ramson”), Swedish ramslök (“bear garlic, ramson”).
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