Comb-shaped
Comb-shaped Comb"-shaped`, a. (Bot.) Pectinate. [1913 Webster]

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  • Comb — (k[=o]m; 110), n. [AS. camb; akin to Sw., Dan., & D. kam, Icel. kambr, G. kamm, Gr. ? a grinder tooth, Skr. jambha tooth.] 1. An instrument with teeth, for straightening, cleansing, and adjusting the hair, or for keeping it in place. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • comb. — 1. combination. 2. combined. 3. combining. 4. combustion. * * * comb1 «kohm», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a piece of metal, rubber, plastic, or bone, with teeth, used to arrange or straighten the hair, or to hold it in place: »She ran a comb through… …   Useful english dictionary

  • comb´like´ — comb1 «kohm», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a piece of metal, rubber, plastic, or bone, with teeth, used to arrange or straighten the hair, or to hold it in place: »She ran a comb through her hair to get out the snarls. b) = currycomb. (Cf. ↑currycomb) 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • comb´less — comb1 «kohm», noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a piece of metal, rubber, plastic, or bone, with teeth, used to arrange or straighten the hair, or to hold it in place: »She ran a comb through her hair to get out the snarls. b) = currycomb. (Cf. ↑currycomb) 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • -shaped — [[t] ʃeɪpt[/t]] COMB in ADJ shaped combines with nouns to form adjectives that describe the shape of an object. ...large, heart shaped leaves. ...an L shaped settee …   English dictionary

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