Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a leg or some aspect of one.

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  • adj. resembling or functioning like a leg

Etymologies

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leg +‎ -like

Examples

  • Like other frogfish — a subset of anglerfish — H. psychedelica has leglike fins on both sides of its body.

    Boing Boing

  • There he could see more creatures—a blob with leglike things that it used to crawl like a wood louse, eel-shaped creatures that would swim like a fish in water.

    Parasite Rex

  • The ridge was shaped like a giant centipede, with leglike spurs extending on each side.

    Into the Rising Sun

  • She opened her mouth, jaw unhinging, the clicking, leglike rods of segmented metal reaching outwards, welcoming her brethren through her lips.

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  • For the first time paleontologists have found fossilized burrows of tetrapods – any land vertebrates with four legs or leglike appendages – in Antarctica dating from the Early Triassic epoch, about 245 million years ago.

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  • The leglike stilts point vertically down from the horizontal pentagonal starfish.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • On their dark, mottled bodies were a series of small leglike appendages, which would serve to give them traction on the ground and a better grip on their victims.

    Mosaic

  • All the officers on the bridge saw that a Promethean's large, squat body spread out like a pear, and four leglike tentacles were attached at the bottom.

    The Fearful Summons

  • A leglike extremity tipped by a claw larger than the halfling was reach-Ing outward from the transparent stone, heading for the Immobile cleric.

    Night Arrant

  • Overhead elevated trains with a shrill grinding of the wheels stopped at the station, which upon its leglike pillars seemed to resemble some monstrous kind of crab squatting over the street.

    Men, Women, and Boats

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