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  • flowerlike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : like or having the characteristics of a flower a flowerlike simplicity Max Beerbohm : resembling a flower especially in beauty or grace flowerlike hands Oscar Wilde * * * /flow euhr luyk /, adj. resembling or in the shape… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flowerlike — /flow euhr luyk /, adj. resembling or in the shape of a flower; delicate; graceful. [FLOWER + LIKE] * * * …   Universalium

  • flowerlike — adjective Resembling a flower, especially in shape …   Wiktionary

  • ἀνθώδη — ἀνθώδης flowerlike neut nom/voc/acc pl (attic epic doric) ἀνθώδης flowerlike masc/fem/neut nom/voc/acc dual (doric aeolic) ἀνθώδης flowerlike masc/fem acc sg (attic epic doric) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ἀνθώδης — flowerlike masc/fem acc pl (attic epic doric) ἀνθώδης flowerlike masc/fem nom/voc pl (doric aeolic) ἀνθώδης flowerlike masc/fem nom sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Rosette — Ro*sette, n. [F., dim. of rose a rose. Cf. {Roset}.] 1. An imitation of a rose by means of ribbon or other material, used as an ornament or a badge. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) An ornament in the form of a rose or roundel, much used in decoration.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mimicry — /mim ik ree/, n., pl. mimicries. 1. the act, practice, or art of mimicking. 2. Biol. the close external resemblance of an organism, the mimic, to some different organism, the model, such that the mimic benefits from the mistaken identity, as… …   Universalium

  • Venus's-flytrap — /vee neuh siz fluy trap /, n. a carnivorous plant, Dionaea muscipula, native to bogs of North and South Carolina, having roundish leaves with two lobes that close like a trap when certain delicate hairs on them are irritated, as by a fly: the… …   Universalium

  • millefiori glass — ▪ decorative art       (Italian: “thousand flowers”), type of mosaic (mosaic glass) glassware characterized by a flowerlike pattern. It is produced by first heating a bundle of thin glass rods of different colours until the rods fuse together.… …   Universalium

  • Sarraceniaceae — ▪ plant family       family of pitcher plants (pitcher plant) that belong to the order Ericales and are native to North and South America. These low growing perennial herbs are notable for their pitcherlike leaves, which are specialized for… …   Universalium

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