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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Looking or acting similar to a part of a plant that is below the ground.

Usage examples (15)
  • I wanted something that looked like the grabber, but also was rootlike and a little, well, more finger-shaped.
  • His arms and legs were thick branches, very knobby at the joints and his fingers and toes rootlike extremities.
  • Lichen-plastered rocks and loose gravel scrolled underneath at a steady pace as the tree ambled on hundreds of small rootlike legs.
  • Vaananen watched in horrified fascination as the thing sprouted eight white, rootlike legs, which sud'denly began to twitch and wave ... for more
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