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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj- Having many or prominent appendages.

Usage examples (4)
  • In many pure spruce forests the larger trees have been able to withstand the pruning influences and remain limby, while the smaller ones, being pushed in height growth...
  • Under the conditions mentioned as peculiarly favorable for spruce, gradual natural restocking may be expected if some seed supply is preserved, but since the growth is rather...
  • When growing unmixed with other trees the trunks are apt to be knotty and limby.
  • I'm quite limby, always moving around. for more
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