Definition of Burrlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a burr; especially in being prickly.

Partainyms: Burr



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burrlike

burrell
burrells
burrels
burrer
burrers
burrfish
burrhel
burrhels
burrier
burriest
burring
burring machine
burrito
burritolike
burritos
burrlike (current term)
burro
burro deer
burrobrush
burrock
burrocks
burros
burrow
burrowed
burrower
burrowers
burrowing
burrowing hairs
burrowing parrot
burrowing parrots

Literary usage of Burrlike

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants: Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1895)
"... the Eastern States of the American Union west to the Rocky Mountains. The berries are large. There is a variety not so objectionably burrlike- prickly. ..."

2. The Red Badge of Courage and Four Stories by Stephen Crane (1997)
"The guns in the rear, aroused and enraged by shells that had been thrown burrlike at them, suddenly involved themselves in a hideous altercation with ..."

3. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1907)
"Hooked bristles and slender, curved styles protrude from the little burrlike seeds, that any creature passing by may give them a lift to fresh colonizing ..."

4. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1900)
"Hooked bristles and slender, curved styles protrude from the little burrlike seeds, that any creature passing by may give them a lift to fresh colonizing ..."

5. Bulletin by United States (1911)
"The somewhat burrlike but shallow cup is covered with long and narrow scales. The bark of the trunk of adult trees is usually from 1 to 3 inches thick, ..."

6. Bulletin by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1915)
"It is characterized by its short foliage consisting of two needles in a place and by its small burrlike cones. Thia tree is not the eastern tamarack. ..."

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