Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a seed or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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seed +‎ -like

Examples

  • Actually, Mary called her granddaughter buzik, which means a burr—a tiny seedlike thing that clings to you.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • Actually, Mary called her granddaughter buzik, which means a burr—a tiny seedlike thing that clings to you.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • The second, a methane-blue sphere with a fluid, coruscated surface, from which smaller, seedlike purplish spheres were escaping like solar flares, identified itself as bubonic plague.

    CATALYST OF SORROWS

  • The second, a methane-blue sphere with a fluid, coruscated surface, from which smaller, seedlike purplish spheres were escaping like solar flares, identified itself as bubonic plague.

    CATALYST OF SORROWS

  • Each fertile blossom is followed by four little seedlike fruits in the bottom of the calyx, which remains attached to the plant.

    Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation Harvesting Curing and Uses

  • The fruits are composed of two seedlike dry carpels, each containing a single seed, and usually separating when ripe.

    Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation Harvesting Curing and Uses

  • But a number of survivalist species of bacteria are able to form inactive seedlike spores.

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  • But a number of survivalist species of bacteria are able to form inactive seedlike spores.

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  • But "stoneware" lacks the cultural resonance of "porcelain," which refers to a form the Chinese invented, and using glaze would have made the seeds less seedlike and probably very slippery, creating a different problem for the public.

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  • But "stoneware" lacks the cultural resonance of "porcelain," which refers to a form the Chinese invented, and using glaze would have made the seeds less seedlike and probably very slippery, creating a different problem for the public.

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