Definition of Obconical

1. Adjective. (botany) of a fruit: conical in shape and attached to the stalk by the pointed end. ¹



2. Adjective. Conical, but having the apex downward; inversely conical. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Obconical

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obconical

oaves
ob-
oba
obambulate
obambulation
obambulations
obang
obangs
obas
obb
obbligati
obbligato
obbligatos
obcompressed
obconic
obconical (current term)
obcordate
obdeltoid
obdiplostemonous
obdiplostemony
obdormition
obdt
obduct
obducted
obducting
obduction
obducts
obduracies
obduracy
obdurate

Literary usage of Obconical

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1. The Microscope and its revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1891)
"These swell out gr<?. an obconical form, on account of the passage into them of amount of nutrient material. A larger or smaller piece is off from each of ..."

2. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"... enlarges into a loose, obconical, green membranous sac, through the thin walls of which th» globular ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1906)
"... unbranched stems diverge at quite uniform angles from a common base, thus giving to the plant the characteristic, sharply outlined, obconical form. ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"... unbranched stems diverge at quite uniform angles from a common base, thus giving to the plant the characteristic, sharply outlined, obconical form. ..."

5. List of the Specimens of Homopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker (1850)
"each side; its hind border slightly waved: scutcheon of the middle- chest pitchy, in which hue the four obconical stripes of a dark ferruginous colour may ..."

6. List of the Specimens of Dipterous Insects in the Collection of the British by Francis Walker (1849)
"... bristles : abdomen obconical, clothed with short black hairs, and towards the tip with some black spines : legs tawny ? wings pale brown ; wing-ribs and ..."

7. A Manual Flora of Madeira and the Adjacent Island of Porto Santo and the by Richard Thomas Lowe (1868)
"... on the ov. or very narrow rim or ring at top of it, throat of cor. open simple; stigmas 5 large distinct united on a short single obconical stalk. ..."

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