Definition of Taillike

1. Adjective. Resembling a tail.

Exact synonyms: Caudal
Similar to: Caudate, Caudated
Derivative terms: Cauda



Definition of Taillike

1. Adjective. Resembling a tail (animal appendage) or some aspect of one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Taillike

1. resembling a tail [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taillike

tailings
taillamp
taillamps
taille
tailles
tailless
tailless tenrec
taillessness
tailleur
tailleurs
taillie
taillies
taillight
taillights
taillike (current term)
tailor
tailor's
tailor's chalk
tailor's cramp
tailor's dummy
tailor's ham
tailor's muscle
tailor's spasm
tailor's tack
tailor-fashion
tailor-made
tailor-make
tailorable
tailorbird

Literary usage of Taillike

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1. How to Know the Butterflies: A Manual of the Butterflies of the Eastern by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1904)
"The hind wings are also commonly furnished with delicate taillike prolongations. The fore wings of the male often bear a small dull oval spot near the ..."

2. How to Know the Butterflies: A Manual of the Butterflies of the Eastern by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1904)
"The hind wings are also commonly furnished with delicate taillike prolongations. The fore wings of the male often bear a small dull oval spot near the ..."

3. Insect Life: An Introduction to Nature-study and a Guide for Teachers by John Henry Comstock (1901)
"In these insects there is a taillike organ, which is bent under the insect when it is at rest, and by which it can leap several feet. ..."

4. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"Flower heads about 14 inch (6 mm) or less across, numerous in a dense, horse- taillike cluster (panicle) ; stem usually unbranched below inflorescence, ..."

5. Surgical Diagnosis by Alexander Bryan Johnson (1911)
"The comma, or tadpole shreds, are ovoid or globular masses of pus, with a taillike projection. They are heavy, and sink at once to the bottom of the vessel. ..."

6. Familiar Features of the Roadside: The Flowers, Shrubs, Birds, and Insects by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1897)
"... whose nodding flowers with prominent, curved, taillike styles are also waxy, but greenish white. The dull - green, somewhat spoon- shaped leaves rise in ..."

7. Survey of Oyster Bottoms in Matagorda Bay, Texas by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Henry Frank Moore (1907)
"Prorocentrum, one of the so-called animal organisms referred to above, is an equally minute green body, propelling itself by means of a taillike lash, ..."

8. How to Know the Butterflies: A Manual of the Butterflies of the Eastern by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1904)
"The hind wings are also commonly furnished with delicate taillike prolongations. The fore wings of the male often bear a small dull oval spot near the ..."

9. How to Know the Butterflies: A Manual of the Butterflies of the Eastern by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1904)
"The hind wings are also commonly furnished with delicate taillike prolongations. The fore wings of the male often bear a small dull oval spot near the ..."

10. Insect Life: An Introduction to Nature-study and a Guide for Teachers by John Henry Comstock (1901)
"In these insects there is a taillike organ, which is bent under the insect when it is at rest, and by which it can leap several feet. ..."

11. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"Flower heads about 14 inch (6 mm) or less across, numerous in a dense, horse- taillike cluster (panicle) ; stem usually unbranched below inflorescence, ..."

12. Surgical Diagnosis by Alexander Bryan Johnson (1911)
"The comma, or tadpole shreds, are ovoid or globular masses of pus, with a taillike projection. They are heavy, and sink at once to the bottom of the vessel. ..."

13. Familiar Features of the Roadside: The Flowers, Shrubs, Birds, and Insects by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1897)
"... whose nodding flowers with prominent, curved, taillike styles are also waxy, but greenish white. The dull - green, somewhat spoon- shaped leaves rise in ..."

14. Survey of Oyster Bottoms in Matagorda Bay, Texas by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Henry Frank Moore (1907)
"Prorocentrum, one of the so-called animal organisms referred to above, is an equally minute green body, propelling itself by means of a taillike lash, ..."

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