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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling a stem.

Usage examples (4)
  • Her husband did not venture forth from his interior world, his head trembling on its stalklike neck.
  • It was so cold that when Nelly looked down at the ant army, even the insects seemed to be shivering on their stalklike legs.
  • As its name would imply, the pineal looks like a miniature pine cone sitting in the middle of the brain atop a stalklike appendage.
  • The polyps are stalklike forms that attach to a surface (usually ocean bottom) by means of rootlike filaments. for more
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