Definition of Fingerlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a finger. "Digitate leaves of the horse chestnut"

Exact synonyms: Digitate
Similar to: Fingered



Definition of Fingerlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a finger, especially in shape ¹

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Definition of Fingerlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fingerlike

fingerful
fingerfuls
fingerguard
fingerguards
fingerhold
fingerholds
fingerings
fingerite
fingerless
fingerlessness
fingerlike (current term)
fingerling
fingerlings
fingermark
fingermarks
fingernail
fingernail moon
fingernail moons
fingernailed
fingernails
fingerpad
fingerpads
fingerpaint
fingerpainted
fingerpainting

Literary usage of Fingerlike

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1. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"Stems not terminated by a single spike; inflorescences various — if spikelike, the spikes borne in leaf axils along stem or clustered together in fingerlike ..."

2. A Civic Biology: Presented in Problems by George William Hunter (1914)
"The inner lining of part of the food tube is thrown into millions of little fingerlike projections which look somewhat, in size at least, like root hairs. ..."

3. Elementary Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene for Higher Grammar Grades by Winfield Scott Hall (1900)
"Notice the fingerlike projections (k) which cover the whole surface of the mucous ... Between the fingerlike projections or villi there are little glands ..."

4. Elementary Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene: For Higher Grammar Grades by Winfield Scott Hall (1911)
"Notice the fingerlike projections (k) which cover the whole surface of the mucous ... Between the fingerlike projections or villi there are little glands ..."

5. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller, John Albert Macy, Annie Sullivan (1905)
"We bought a lily and set it in a sunny window. Very soon the green, pointed buds showed signs of opening. The slender, fingerlike ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"... where its base expanded in the form of fingerlike absorbent organs. Briefly its characters may be summarized as follows ..."

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