nonwoody
nonwoody onwoody adj. not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood; as, nonwoody plants. Opposite of {woody}. [Narrower terms: {herbaceous}; {pulpy, fleshy}] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • nonwoody — adjective not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood • Ant: ↑woody • Similar to: ↑herbaceous, ↑pulpy, ↑squashy * * * /non wood ee/, adj. Hort. herbaceous. [NON + WOODY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous — nonwoody onwoody adj. not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood; as, nonwoody plants. Opposite of {woody}. [Narrower terms: {herbaceous}; {pulpy, fleshy}] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pulpy fleshy — nonwoody onwoody adj. not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood; as, nonwoody plants. Opposite of {woody}. [Narrower terms: {herbaceous}; {pulpy, fleshy}] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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