Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a flower, especially in shape

Etymologies

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flower +‎ -like

Examples

  • The grand-opening shirts are packaged with care similar to that of Apple products—tightly rolled in a white box that unfolds into one flowerlike piece.

    Apple's Hottest New Product Can Be Thrown in the Wash

  • And even now, Isolde could see with aching clarity the tiny, waxen face and flowerlike hands of her stillborn baby girl.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • And even now, Isolde could see with aching clarity the tiny, waxen face and flowerlike hands of her stillborn baby girl.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • Olan was the first Chinese woman to be portrayed in fiction as she actually was rather than with the moth eyebrows, porcelain skin, and tiny flowerlike feet of the traditional heroine.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • They passed a coral reef, where the growths were intricate and flowerlike, the blooms opening and closing in the slight current.

    Here There Are Monsters

  • Olan was the first Chinese woman to be portrayed in fiction as she actually was rather than with the moth eyebrows, porcelain skin, and tiny flowerlike feet of the traditional heroine.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • Way out on the water, practically at the horizon, the flowerlike pink machines that Charles had heard some people refer to as God were turning ocher in the dusk light.

    Here Comes Another Lesson

  • And even now, Isolde could see with aching clarity the tiny, waxen face and flowerlike hands of her stillborn baby girl.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • That violeteyed little Artemis, so grave and slight, with her flowerlike head that droops like a blossom and her wonderful ivory hands …

    Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile

  • Cordyceps, a fungus that invades insects and sprouts flowerlike stalks out of its body, is the source of cyclosporin, an important antibiotic.

    Parasite Rex

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