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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Suspended by a thread.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Suspended by, or strung upon, a thread; -- said of tuberous swellings in the middle or at the extremities of slender, threadlike rootlets.

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  • adjective Suspended by, or strung upon, a thread; said of tuberous swellings in the middle or at the extremities of slender, threadlike rootlets.

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  • It's truly a shame nobody really uses filipendulous anymore. (As I type this, the word is underlined in red.) Perhaps revivification of this archaic term can serve delightful and useful purposes.

    October 20, 2007