Definition of Branchless

1. Adjective. Having no branches.

Similar to: Palmlike, Unbranched, Unbranching
Antonyms: Branchy



Definition of Branchless

1. a. Destitute of branches or shoots; without any valuable product; barren; naked.

Definition of Branchless

1. Adjective. Without branches, continuing in a single path or piece. Without divergence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Branchless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Branchless

branchiomotor
branchiomotor nuclei
branchiopod
branchiopod crustacean
branchiopoda
branchiopodan
branchiopodous
branchiopods
branchiostegal
branchiostegals
branchiostege
branchiosteges
branchiostegous
branchiostoma
branchiura
branchless (current term)
branchlet
branchlets
branchlike
branchline
branchlines
brancht
branchwork
branchy
brand
brand-name
brand-name drug
brand-names
brand-new
brand-newness

Literary usage of Branchless

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1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"Leading shoot with spirals from Left to Right. lateral with spirals R. to L. (0 nodes branchless.) laterals with spirals R. to L. (1 node branchless. ..."

2. The Tree-lifter, Or, a New Method of Transplanting Forest Trees by George Greenwood (1876)
"... not only aim TO grow J valuable at a maximum height of branchless stem, but a maxi- timb?r ~ maximum mum head on a maximum height of branchless stem; ..."

3. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"The stems attain 40 ft., they are branchless to a height of about 5 ft., the rinse at the nodes are nearly horizontal, the joints 12-18 in. long and 3 in. ..."

4. Hardy Perennials and Old-fashioned Garden Flowers: Describing the Most by John Wood (1884)
"... springs directly from the root, and only one flower is produced on a stem; the leaves are also radical, so that the plant is branchless and stemless; ..."

5. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"6 lateral with spirals R. to L. (2 nodes branchless.) 6 lateral with spirals L. to R. 9 lateral ... 10 lateral with spirals L. to R. (2 nodes branchless. ..."

6. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1916)
"In close stand, on the contrary, the reverse will hold as far as the branchless bole is concerned; the ring width decreases toward the base. ..."

7. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1844)
"... from the first to the fifteenth inclusive, are branchless, the sixteenth has one branch, the seventeenth has two branches, the eighteenth has thirteen, ..."

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