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Definition of Straightish
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Literary usage of Straightish
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1. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"... obtuse, with numerous straightish veins, much longer than the petiole, 3.7-7.5 cm. long ; flowers showy, larger than in any of our other species, ..."
2. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States: Including the District by Asa Gray (1868)
"Seeds cylindrical, straightish or curved. (Л Greek name for some obscure herb. ... 1'od very thin and delicate ; the seeds large in proportion, straightish. ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"Low. erect or somewhat climbing: pod straightish, more or lees ... pod straightish and constricted ; seeds large and subglobose. LUB PHEASANT'S EYE. ..."
4. An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of Recent Bivalve Shells by Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley, William Wood (1856)
"... cardinal teeth small, the lateral small and straightish. l . ... ventral margin and anterior dorsal edge straightish ; beaks irregularly undulated: ..."
5. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Erect, 6-12 dm. high ; canes slender, glabrous, armed chiefly on the angles with slender straightish prickles; leaflets of the mature ..."
6. Stratigraphical System of Organized Fossils by William Smith (1817)
"Transversely oblong, posterior side straightish up to the beaks, anterior side produced, gaping; transversely furrowed. Length more than an inch, ..."
7. Thesaurus conchyliorum, or Monographs of genera of shells by George Brettingham Sowerby (1866)
"Front dorsal slope short, rather slight, straightish ; hinder one moderate, upon the whole straightish, being retuse at both ends, and slightly convex in ..."