Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a pod
  • adjective Resembling a pod person

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  • adjective resembling a pod

Etymologies

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pod +‎ -like

Examples

  • I'm clearly not up on my aliens, but I must say, any alien with a goopy, slimy podlike thing sends me under the covers scared.

    MIND MELD: The Best Aliens in Science Fiction

  • In 1956, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York acquired her smallish, table-size cluster of primitive, podlike wooden forms.

    Trailblazing sculptor Louise Bourgeois, 98, dies; art inspired by traumatic past

  • The local schoolchildren played their parts with relish on Friday as they chiseled away at podlike structures that seem to have all-purpose uses in this strange production, conceived by Mr. Gergiev and the set designer George Tsypin.

    The Kirov ‘Ring’: Young Local Talent - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The alternative rocket is similar to the current space shuttle, except that the orbiter mounted on the side of the fuel tank is replaced by a podlike container resembling a giant car-top carrier.

    NASA Watch: Shuttle News: July 2009 Archives

  • The alternative rocket is similar to the current space shuttle, except that the orbiter mounted on the side of the fuel tank is replaced by a podlike container resembling a giant car-top carrier.

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: July 2009 Archives

  • The local schoolchildren played their parts with relish on Friday as they chiseled away at podlike structures that seem to have all-purpose uses in this strange production, conceived by Mr. Gergiev and the set designer George Tsypin.

    The Kirov ‘Ring’: Young Local Talent - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

  • These trees are home to a number of endemic fauna: snails the size of grapefruit, rare black parrots and bronze lizards with podlike sucker pad fingers.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • These trees are home to a number of endemic fauna: snails the size of grapefruit, rare black parrots and bronze lizards with podlike sucker pad fingers.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • These trees are home to a number of endemic fauna: snails the size of grapefruit, rare black parrots and bronze lizards with podlike sucker pad fingers.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • The scene on the roof is jammed and noisy, as cool twentysomethings jostle for elbow room at the bar or colonize the red podlike cabanas by the pool.

    L.A. Rising

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