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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling a curved bone.

Usage examples (7)
  • Noun : an umbrella rib
  • The Terran stared down upon a segmented under belly where legs were paired in riblike formation.
  • It was a different shade of white, however, and the riblike projections which emerged from the pile were not ice crystals.
  • A pair of riblike bones, each fastened to portions of fin with strings cut from his former cape, made passable paddles with which to propel the once-living raft. for more
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