Definition of Crestless

1. a. Without a crest or escutcheon; of low birth.

Definition of Crestless

1. Adjective. Having no crest ¹

2. Adjective. Having no coat of arms ¹

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Definition of Crestless

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crestless

crested penguins
crested screamer
crested screamers
crested swift
crested tit
crestless (current term)
crestless wave
crests of nail bed
cresyl blue
cresyl echt
cresyl violet acetate
cresylic acid

Literary usage of Crestless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1868)
"are oblong-obovate and on slender dates, the outer ones slightly hairy down the orange-yellow base, crestless; pod obtusely triangular. ..."

2. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by E. Meijaard (2005)
"The crestless Fireback is speculated to be a valley-bottom specialist (McGowan & Garson 1995 ... crestless Fireback may, however, also occur in hill forest. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"... blue veined with yellow, slender-pedicelled; pedicels commonly longer than the bracts; outer perianth-segments ii'-2' long, glabrous and crestless, ..."

4. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Seeds crestless. 2. Dicentra. Corolla cordate or 2-spurred at base, less united. Seeds crested. * * Corolla with but one petal »purred at base, deciduous. ..."

5. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "Lessons in Botany by Asa Gray (1887)
"C. áurea, GOLDEN C. From Vermont W. & S. Low and spreading; flowers golden-yellow with a longish spur, and crestless tips, ..."

6. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1897)
"I. Virginica, L. Stem slender, simple ; leaves elongated, grass-lite; flowers 2-6, terminal, on a long and slender peduncle, crestless, blue and white ..."

7. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray, Sereno Watson (1897)
"... nearly leafless at length rather stout peduncles : flowers white : capsules nearly gb. bone, 2 lines in diameter, lobed, smooth and crestless. — Proc. ..."

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