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Definition of Fruitlike
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fruitlike
Literary usage of Fruitlike
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1. Sharp Eyes: A Rambler's Calendar of [fifty-two] Weeks Among Insects, Birds by William Hamilton Gibson (1900)
"... for fruits and fruitlike growths of all kinds. There is the oak-apple, a gall produced by the sting of an insect; cedar-apple, a fungus; tomatoes were ..."
2. Elements of Geology by Eliot Blackwelder, Harlan Harland Barrows (1911)
"These had all the appearance of true ferns, and were formerly regarded as such; but it is now known that they possessed fruitlike organs with true seeds, ..."
3. Descriptive Chemistry by Lyman Churchill Newell (1909)
"... Acetic Acid Ethyl Acetate Water The sulphuric acid serves to absorb the water. Ethyl Acétate has a pleasant, fruitlike odor, and its formation in this ..."
4. The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for (1812)
"Bui now the gentle dew-fall sends abroad The fruitlike perfume of the golden furze: The light has left the summit of the ..."