Similative Sim"i*la*tive, a. Implying or indicating likeness or resemblance. [R.] [1913 Webster]

In similative or instrumental relation to a pa. pple. [past participle], as almond-leaved, -scented, etc. --New English Dict. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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