Definition of Flowerlike

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



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Definition of Flowerlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flowerlike

flowering hazel
flowering onion
flowering plants
flowering quince
flowering raspberry
flowering shrub
flowering spurge
flowering stone
flowering tobacco
flowering tree
flowering wintergreen
flowerings
flowerless
flowerlessness
flowerlike (current term)
flowerpecker
flowerpeckers
flowerpetal
flowerpetals
flowerpot
flowerpots
flowers
flowers-of-an-hour
flowers of antimony
flowers of benzoin
flowers of sulfur
flowers of sulphur
flowers of wine
flowers of zinc

Literary usage of Flowerlike

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1. Concealing-coloration in the Animal Kingdom: An Exposition of the Laws of by Gerald Handerson Thayer, Abbott Handerson Thayer (1909)
"flowerlike though many of these brilliant headdresses are, there is not, I believe, one among them all which really imitates a single flower, in minute and ..."

2. The Relation of Ultramodern to Archaic Music by Katherine Ruth Willoughby Heyman (1921)
""An inordinate, flowerlike sensibility" would be only the usual range of sensibilities made more subtle or more rare. With Scriabin it was rather vision ..."

3. Zoology, Descriptive and Practical by Buel Preston Colton (1903)
"It is hard for one who has lived all his life inland to realize that such brilliantly colored, flowerlike forms are actually animals and not plants. ..."

4. The City of Dreadful Night: And Other Poems by James Thomson, Bertram Dobell (1895)
"... thou art flowerlike, So tender, pure, and fair; I gaze on thee, and sadness Steals on me unaware : I yearn to lay my hands then Upon thy head in prayer, ..."

5. Poems by Alan Seeger (1916)
"flowerlike I hope to die as flowerlike was my birth. Rooted in Nature's just benignant law like them, I want no better joys than those that from green Earth ..."

6. Half Hours with the Lower Animals: Protozoans, Sponges, Corals, Shells by Charles Frederick Holder (1905)
"Some are merely great disks towing behind them enormous masses of pink fluted jelly, as in Figure 23 ; others are simple FIG. 24.— flowerlike jellyfish ..."

7. Zoölogy, Descriptive and Practical by Buel Preston Colton (1903)
"It is hard for one who has lived all his life inland to realize that such brilliantly colored, flowerlike forms are actually animals and not plants. ..."

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