Definition of Stalkless

1. Adjective. Attached directly by the base; not having an intervening stalk. "The shell of a sessile barnacle is attached directly to a substrate"

Exact synonyms: Sessile
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Antonyms: Pedunculate



Definition of Stalkless

1. a. Having no stalk.

Definition of Stalkless

1. Adjective. Having no stalk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stalkless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stalkless

stalkees
stalker
stalkerazzi
stalkerish
stalkerlike
stalkers
stalkier
stalkiest
stalkily
stalking
stalking-horse
stalking horse
stalking horses
stalkingly
stalkings
stalkless (current term)
stalklike
stalko
stalkoes
stalks
stalkumentaries
stalkumentary
stalky
stall
stall-fed
stall bar
stall handler
stallage
stallages
stallation

Literary usage of Stalkless

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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... the two outer ones beinir undivided and stalkless, while the central one is composed of three distinct leaflets, with a long winged stalk, ..."

2. Hardy Flowers: Descriptions of Upwards of Thirteen Hundred of the Most by William Robinson (1878)
"Leaves, almost stalkless; lower ones the smallest, obovate; upper ones ovate, ... Leaves, of root heart- shaped, on long stalks ; those of stem stalkless; ..."

3. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1891)
"... is characterised by having stalkless or nearly stalkless leaves, while the acorns are borne on more or less elongated stalks. ..."

4. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants: Containing Descriptions of the Hardiest by John Weathers (1901)
"A native of SW Europe, 2 5 ft. high, with stalkless, oblong elliptic, ... Flowers in June and July, about 2J in. across, almost stalkless, reddish-purple. ..."

5. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"Leaves oval, toothed and stalked ; upper ones lance-shaped, stalkless, or nearly so. Flowers drooping, reddish violet, cream coloured, or white ; clustered ..."

6. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous & Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"The leaves are stalkless, narrow, lance-shaped on the under part of the stem ; those approaching the flowers and amongst them divided deeply into several ..."

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