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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Resembling organisms of the vegetable kingdom.

Usage examples (29)
  • The long-current idea that animal tissues grow only as a sort of deposit from the blood-vessels was now discarded, and the fact of so-called plantlike growth of animal...
  • But there was also something plantlike in the way Rain lay.
  • I am of Earth, but for the first time, I feel myself truly plantlike.
  • In their method of taking nourishment the visitors were being nothing less than plantlike. for more
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