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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling a marsh grass in being upright and slender.

Usage examples (13)
  • Among these four plant types, restioids, evergreen reedlike plants, are uniquely diagnostic of fynbos.
  • From the river, half a kilometer off, hidden behind reedlike thickets, boomed the call of some animal, over and over.
  • Its four main components are heaths, the Proteaceae, reedlike Restionaceae and geophytes (bulb-plants) including many Iridaceae.
  • But then something eerie happened: Essie began to sing, and the words, which even I could tell were silly, were transmuted into reedlike streams of unearthly sounds. for more
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