seedlike
adjective see seed I

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  • seedlike — adjective Resembling a seed or some aspect of one …   Wiktionary

  • seedlike — adj. resembling a seed, similar to a seed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seedlike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling a seed * * * seedˈlike adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑seed …   Useful english dictionary

  • seed — /sid / (say seed) noun (plural seeds or seed) 1. the propagative part of a plant, especially as preserved for growing a new crop, including ovules, tubers, bulbs, etc. 2. such parts collectively. 3. Botany a structure containing an embryo plant… …   Australian English dictionary

  • grass family — noun the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane • Syn: ↑Gramineae, ↑family Gramineae, ↑Graminaceae, ↑family Graminaceae, ↑Poaceae, ↑family Poaceae • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cum|in — «KUHM uhn», noun. 1. a small plant native to the Mediterranean region, grown for its aromatic, seedlike fruits which are used in cookery and medicine. Cumin belongs to the parsley family. 2. its seedlike fruit. Also, cummin. ╂[Old English cymen… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aletia argillacea — Cotton Cot ton (k[o^]t t n), n. [F. coton, Sp. algodon the cotton plant and its wool, coton printed cotton, cloth, fr. Ar. qutun, alqutun, cotton wool. Cf. {Acton}, {Hacqueton}.] 1. A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool, consisting of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ascus — As cus, n.; pl. Asci. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a bladder.] (Bot.) A small membranous bladder or tube in which are inclosed the seedlike reproductive particles or sporules of lichens and certain fungi. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canton flannel — Cotton Cot ton (k[o^]t t n), n. [F. coton, Sp. algodon the cotton plant and its wool, coton printed cotton, cloth, fr. Ar. qutun, alqutun, cotton wool. Cf. {Acton}, {Hacqueton}.] 1. A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool, consisting of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coelospermous — C[oe]l o*sper mous (? or ?), a. [Gr. koi^los hollow + ? seed.] (Bot.) Hollow seeded; having the ventral face of the seedlike carpels incurved at the ends, as in coriander seed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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