Definition of Stalked

1. Adjective. Having or growing on or from a peduncle or stalk. "A pedunculate barnacle is attached to the substrate by a fleshy foot or stalk"

Exact synonyms: Pedunculate
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Antonyms: Sessile



Definition of Stalked

1. a. Having a stalk or stem; borne upon a stem.

Definition of Stalked

1. Verb. (past of stalk) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stalked

1. stalk [v] - See also: stalk

Medical Definition of Stalked

1. Having a stalk or stem; borne upon a stem. Stalked barnacle, any crinoid having a jointed stem. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stalked

stalemated
stalemates
stalemating
staleness
stalenesses
staler
stales
stalest
staling
stalinise
stalinize
stalk
stalk-eyed
stalk of epiglottis
stalkable
stalked (current term)
stalked hydatid
stalked puffball
stalkee
stalkees
stalker
stalkerazzi
stalkerish
stalkerlike
stalkers
stalkier
stalkiest
stalkily
stalking
stalking-horse

Literary usage of Stalked

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

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Ifts. lance- oblong and subacute to retuse, ciliate and entire, the stipules narrow and longer than the short petioles: heads ovate-oblong, stalked: fls. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"I. Annual, erect, 1-3 ft. high, soft-hairy: Ivs. long-stalked, the Ifts. broadly obovate and denticulate and sessile or nearly so by a ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1883)
"Hindwings with 7 veins, 3 and 4 stalked, 6 and 7 stalked. ... Forewings with 11 veins, 7 and 8 stalked. Hindwings with 7 veins, 3 and 4 stalked, ..."

4. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1891)
"Area to be covered by permanent grasses, 60 per cent : Rough-stalked meadow Meadow fescue. .. .15 м Meadow fox-tail... .10 м Smooth-stalked do. ..."

5. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology by Museum of Comparative Zoology, John E. Cadle, Harvard University (1891)
"In addition to the stalked Crinoids collected by the "Albatross," which the Fish Commissioner has kindly placed at my disposal for studv, ..."

6. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1813)
"Short-stalked Calicium. CRYPTOGAMS Algae. GEN. CHAR. Receptacles capitate, stalked, totally different in substance and colour from the ..."

7. The Canadian Entomologist by Charles James Stewart Bethune, W. Saunders, Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), E. B. Reed, Entomological Society of Ontario (1898)
"Primaries with veins 8 to io stalked . Bhima. Primaries with vein 8 not stalked 4. 4. Secondaries with veins 4 and 5 stalked ..."

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