Definition of Plicately

1. [adv]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Plicately

plicae circulares
plicae epiglottica
plicae gastricae
plicae gastropancreaticae
plicae iridis
plicae palmatae
plicae recti
plicae transversales recti
plicae tubariae tubae uterinae
plicae tunicae mucosae vesicae felleae
plical
plicamycin
plicas
plicate
plicated
plicately (current term)
plicates
plicating
plication
plications
plicature
plicatures
plicidentine
plicidentines
plicotomy
plie
plied
plier
pliers
plies

Literary usage of Plicately

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

1. American Journal of Conchology by George Washington Tryon, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Conchological Section (1867)
"Shell sharply conical, narrowly perforate ; whorls flatly sloping, transversely grooved, plicately wrinkled longitudinally and ..."

2. Natal Plants: Descriptions and Figures of Natal Indigenous Plants, with ...by John Medley Wood, Maurice Smethurst Evans by John Medley Wood, Maurice Smethurst Evans (1904)
"BLADES long, plicately folded when young, at length opening out. ... BLADES not plicately folded when young; panicles usually spike-like and dense or ..."

3. Hand-book of Indian Flora: Being a Guide to All the Flowering Plants by Herber Drury (1866)
"Calyx long-tubular, plicately 5-angled, somewhat •equally 5-toothed, ... two or 3-times shorter than the calyx : calyx plicately five-angled, truncated, ..."

4. Catalogue of the Marine Mollusca of New Zealand: With Diagnoses of the Species by Dominion Museum (N.Z.), Frederick Wollaston Hutton (1873)
"Ovato-trigonal, slightly ventricose, smooth, with fine longitudinal striae; lunule and area plicately striated; anterior side rather shorter, ..."

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