Definition of Finlike

1. a. Resembling a fin.



Definition of Finlike

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Finlike

1. resembling a fin [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Finlike

finitism
finitist
finitists
finito
finitude
finitudes
finjan
finjans
fink
finked
finking
finks
finless
finlet
finlets
finlike (current term)
finmark
finmarks
finna
finnac
finnack
finnacks
finnacs
finnan
finnan haddie
finnan haddock
finnans
finned
finnemanite
finner

Literary usage of Finlike

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1. Family Lyceum by Josiah Holbrook (1854)
"This finlike substance undergoes a constant change as the fish grows older. At fourteen days the dorsal, adipose, caudal, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Artificial Propagation of Certain Kinds of Fish: With the by Theodatus Garlick (1857)
"This finlike substance undergoes a constant change as the fish grows older. At fourteen days the dorsal, adipose, caudal and anal fins are plainly seen, ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"Body provided with a pair of conspicuous lateral swimming appendages, or cirri, immediately back of head ; posterior extremity broad and finlike ; proboscis ..."

4. The Story of the Fishes by George Robert Charles Herbert Pembroke, James Newton Baskett, George Henry Kingsley (1899)
"Our definition excludes, of course, whales, porpoises, and others having apparently rather finlike limbs, but breathing by lungs. A little farther away are ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"... forgetful of the prodigious weight which he constantly carries behind, and the feebleness of his finlike flappers, nothing less will satisfy him than to ..."

6. The Nineteenth Century (1889)
"... they have all a strong family likeness, and may be recognised at once by their compressed bodies, finlike tails, and the general absence of well-marked ..."

7. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"This Roes hae- be-en usually considered as a distinct species, but is without doubt only a form of If. finlike, originated in cultivation. ..."

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