Definition of Nutlike

1. Adjective. Having the flavor of nuts. "A nutty sherry"

Exact synonyms: Nutty
Similar to: Tasty
Derivative terms: Nut

2. Adjective. Resembling a nut in shape and size.
Similar to: Circular, Round

Definition of Nutlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a nut ¹

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Definition of Nutlike

1. resembling a nut [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nutlike

nutlike (current term)
nutmeg family
nutmeg flower
nutmeg geranium
nutmeg hickory
nutmeg liver
nutmeg melon
nutmeg oil

Literary usage of Nutlike

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

1. The Study of the Evergreens in the Public Schools by Clarence Moores Weed, Massachusetts State Forester (1908)
"nutlike seeds, which are curiously margined and sweetish aromatic in taste. When crushed the fruits have a distinctive aromatic odor. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... become usually much thickened at maturity, and form a fleshy receptacle bearing at the top the globular or ovoid drupe- or nutlike seed: cotyledons 2. ..."

3. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Fruit nutlike, deeply 4-lobed longitudinally. — Smooth aquatic perennial leafy herbs ; leaves mostly verticillate or opposite, the submersed ones pinnately ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The leaves are opposite and simple and the fruits drupaceous, capsular, or nutlike, and often winged. The only species that reaches the United States is ..."

5. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Fruit nutlike. Endosperm copious. Only the following genus: i. TYPHA [Tourn.] L. Sp. PI. 971. 1753. Characters of the family. [Name ancient. ..."

6. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"Fruit a nutlike, elliptical drupe J inch long, with one seed. Rich woods and thickets from Del. to Fla. and La. Wood soft, brittle, pale red brown, ..."

7. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1910)
"which becomes hard at maturity, forming a small nutlike body called the sporocarp (fig. 396). In Salviniaceae, therefore, the sporocarp is a sorus invested ..."

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