Definition of Beakless

1. Adjective. Not having a beak or bill.

Antonyms: Beaked



Definition of Beakless

1. beak [adj] - See also: beak

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beakless

beaker cell
beaker people
beakerful
beakerfuls
beakers
beakersful
beakful
beakfuls
beakhead
beakheads
beakier
beakiest
beaking
beakiron
beakirons
beakless (current term)
beaklike
beaks
beaky
beal
beam
beam-beam reaction
beam-ends
beam-plasma reaction
beam-wall reaction
beam balance
beam dump
beam of light
beam scale
beam splitter

Literary usage of Beakless

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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The corolla of all the florets Î8 ligulate ; the achenes are all of the same form, beakless, smooth or slightly hairy, having a lateral aréole ; and the ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"... rough-papillose or granular, beakless ; or if beaked, the orifice not ... beakless or very short-beaked ; achenes triangular. ..."

3. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"26; nearly beakless in No. 21), firm or leathery in texture; pistillate spikes erect; stigmas 3. Uppermost spike staminate from the base to about the middle ..."

4. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Kunkel Small (1903)
"... tapering to a distinct beak (nearly or quite beakless in nos. ... Perigynium with a short entire beak or beakless : plants with pubescent foliage. XXII. ..."

5. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"Carpels fewer, beakless. * » Stigmas capitate : carpels mostly dehiscent at least at ... Carpels 5 to 9, beakless. — Herbs, with rounded and mostly lobed or ..."

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