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paripinnate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) pinnate with a pair of leaflets at the apex
    even-pinnate; abruptly-pinnate.

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maplelike

  • adjective satellite resembling maple
    maple-like.
    • maplelike leaves

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imparipinnate

  • adjective satellite (a leaf shape) pinnate with a single leaflet at the apex
    odd-pinnate.

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perichaetial

(Bot.) Of or pertaining to the perichæth.

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biternate

(Bot.)Doubly ternate, as when a petiole has three ternate leaflets. -- Bi*ter"nate*ly, adv. Gray.

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peltate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example)
    shield-shaped.

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bracteal

  • adjective pertaining to or resembling or functioning as a bract

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abscise

  • verb shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
  • verb remove or separate by abscission

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exsuccous

Destitute of juice; dry; sapless. Latham.

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pinnatisect

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in narrow divisions not separated into distinct leaflets

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unifoliate

  • adjective satellite having a single leaf

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senesce

  • verb grow old or older
    age; maturate; mature; get on.
    • She aged gracefully
    • we age every day--what a depressing thought!
    • Young men senesce

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rushlike

  • adjective satellite resembling rush or sedge
    sedgelike.

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rosulate

(Bot.) Arranged in little roselike clusters; -- said of leaves and bracts.

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trifoliolate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets
    trifoliated; trifoliate.

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lancelike

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex
    lanceolate.

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runcinate

  • adjective satellite having incised margins with the lobes or teeth pointing toward the base; as dandelion leaves

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straplike

  • adjective satellite long and narrow like a strap
    • straplike leaves

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boxberry

  • noun creeping woody plant of eastern North America with shiny evergreen leaves and scarlet berries
    Mitchella repens; partridgeberry; twinberry.
  • noun spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
    spiceberry; teaberry; wintergreen; checkerberry.

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bipinnate

  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; having doubly pinnate leaflets (as ferns)

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isobilateral

  • adjective satellite having identical parts on each side of an axis
    bilaterally symmetric; bilaterally symmetrical; bilateral.

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pinnately

  • adverb having a pinnate shape
    • a pinnately compound leaf

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thistlelike

  • adjective satellite resembling a thistle

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oblanceolate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base

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swordlike

  • adjective satellite shaped like a sword blade
    sword-shaped; bladelike; ensiform.
    • the iris has an ensiform leaf

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distichous

(Pros.) A couple of verses or poetic lines making complete sense; an epigram of two verses.

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palmlike

  • adjective satellite resembling a palm tree

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lyrate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) having curvature suggestive of a lyre

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unlobed

  • adjective satellite without lobes

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abscise

  • verb shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
  • verb remove or separate by abscission

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marcescent

(Bot.) Withering without falling off; fading; decaying.

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margosa

  • noun large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia
    Melia Azadirachta; neem tree; nim tree; Azadirachta indica; neem; arishth.

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petiolate

(Bot. & Zoöl.) Having a stalk or petiole; as, a petioleate leaf; the petiolated abdomen of certain Hymenoptera.

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skeletonize

To prepare a skeleton of; also, to reduce, as a leaf, to its skeleton. Pop. Sci. Monthly.

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grasslike

  • adjective satellite resembling grass

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trifoliate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets
    trifoliated; trifoliolate.

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unaddressed

  • adjective not addressed
    • an unaddressed envelope

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fernlike

  • adjective satellite resembling ferns especially in leaf shape
    ferny.
    • the ferny shadows of locust leaves

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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cauline

  • adjective (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground
    stemmed; caulescent.
  • adjective especially of leaves; growing on a stem especially on the upper part of a stem
    • cauline leaves

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uncurl

  • verb move out of a curled position
    • He uncurled himself

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trifoliated

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) having three leaflets
    trifoliolate; trifoliate.

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conduplicate

(Bot.) Folded lengthwise along the midrib, the upper face being within; -- said of leaves or petals in vernation or æstivation.

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unfurl

  • verb unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
    unroll.
    • unfurl a banner

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untoothed

  • adjective satellite having no notches
    unnotched.

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unclose

To open; to separate the parts of; as, to unclose a letter; to unclose one's eyes.

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equitant

Mounted on, or sitting upon, a horse; riding on horseback.

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scalelike

  • adjective satellite reduced to a small appressed thing that resembles a scale
    • scalelike leaves

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stalkless

  • adjective attached directly by the base; not having an intervening stalk
    sessile.
    • sessile flowers
    • the shell of a sessile barnacle is attached directly to a substrate

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pennate

  • adjective satellite having feathered wings

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pinnatifid

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) cleft nearly to the midrib in broad divisions not separated into distinct leaflets

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cotyledonous

Of or pertaining to a cotyledon or cotyledons; having a seed lobe.

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petiolated

(Bot. & Zoöl.) Having a stalk or petiole; as, a petioleate leaf; the petiolated abdomen of certain Hymenoptera.

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dapple

  • noun a small contrasting part of something
    speckle; spot; patch; maculation; fleck.
    • a bald spot
    • a leopard's spots
    • a patch of clouds
    • patches of thin ice
    • a fleck of red
  • verb colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
    cloud; mottle.

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fascicle

  • noun an installment of a printed work
    fascicule.
  • noun a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)
    fiber bundle; fasciculus; fibre bundle.

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foliolate

  • adjective satellite (often used as a combining form) having leaflets (compound leaves) or a specified kind or number of leaflets
    • `foliolate' is combined with the prefix `bi' to form the word `bifoliolate'

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skitter

  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground
  • verb glide easily along a surface

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obovate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base

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photosynthesize

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unswayed

  • adjective satellite not influenced or affected
    untouched; uninfluenced.
    • stewed in its petty provincialism untouched by the brisk debates that stirred the old world"- V.L.Parrington
    • unswayed by personal considerations

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sagittate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes
    arrow-shaped; sagittiform.

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lanceolate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex
    lancelike.

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cordate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf) shaped like a heart
    heart-shaped; cordiform.

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pinnate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis
    pinnated.

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calicular

  • adjective relating to or resembling a calyculus
    calycular.

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hastate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) like a spear point, with flaring pointed lobes at the base
    spearhead-shaped.

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photosynthesising

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crunch

  • noun the sound of something crunching
    • he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path
  • noun a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)
    • an end-of-the year crunch
    • a financial crunch

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featherlike

  • adjective satellite resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers
    feathery.
    • feathery palm trees

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uncurl

  • verb move out of a curled position
    • He uncurled himself

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ribbony

  • adjective satellite long and thin; resembling a ribbon
    ribbonlike.
    • ribbonlike noodles

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unclarified

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palmatifid

  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; palmately cleft rather than lobed

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heartshaped

Having the shape of a heart; cordate.

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skitter

  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground
  • verb glide easily along a surface

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boldo

(Bot.) A fragrant evergreen shrub of Chili (Peumus Boldus). The bark is used in tanning, the wood for making charcoal, the leaves in medicine, and the drupes are eaten.

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unsaid

  • adjective satellite not made explicit
    unexpressed; unstated; unverbalised; unvoiced; unuttered; unverbalized; unspoken.
    • the unexpressed terms of the agreement
    • things left unsaid
    • some kind of unspoken agreement
    • his action is clear but his reason remains unstated
  • verb take back what one has said
    swallow; take back; withdraw; unsay.
    • He swallowed his words

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needlelike

  • adjective satellite ending in a sharp point
    sharp; acuate; acute.

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peltate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example)
    shield-shaped.

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coriaceous

  • adjective satellite resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
    leatherlike; leathery; leathered.

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umbrellalike

  • adjective satellite resembling an umbrella

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digitate

  • adjective satellite resembling a finger
    fingerlike.
    • digitate leaves of the horse chestnut

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unfurl

  • verb unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
    unroll.
    • unfurl a banner

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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pedate

  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; having radiating lobes, each deeply cleft or divided
  • adjective satellite having or resembling a foot

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skitter

  • verb to move about or proceed hurriedly
    scamper; scurry; scuttle.
    • so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground
  • verb glide easily along a surface

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glaucescent

Having a somewhat glaucous appearance or nature; becoming glaucous.

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whorled

  • adjective satellite in the shape of a coil
    helical; spiraling; spiral; turbinate; voluted; volute; coiling.
  • adjective satellite forming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem)
    verticillate; verticillated.

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weatherperson

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rustle

  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustling.
  • verb make a dry crackling sound
    • rustling silk
    • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

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pepperwood

  • noun Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood
    sassafras laurel; California olive; Umbellularia californica; California bay tree; California laurel; Oregon myrtle; mountain laurel; spice tree.

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palmate

  • adjective satellite (of the feet of water birds) having three toes connected by a thin fold of skin
  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; having leaflets or lobes radiating from a common point
    palm-shaped.

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galax

  • noun tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
    Galax urceolata; wandflower; beetleweed; coltsfoot; galaxy.

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ovate

  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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checkerberry

  • noun creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
    teaberry; wintergreen; ground-berry; groundberry; Gaultheria procumbens; creeping wintergreen; mountain tea.
  • noun spicy red berrylike fruit; source of wintergreen oil
    spiceberry; boxberry; teaberry; wintergreen.

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unanswered

  • adjective satellite not returned in kind
    unrequited; unreciprocated.
    • unrequited (unanswered) love

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aflutter

  • adjective satellite excited in anticipation
    nervous.

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laputa

  • noun a land imagined by Jonathan Swift where impractical projects were pursued and practical projects neglected

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tripinnate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) thrice pinnate
    tripinnated.

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dasheen

  • noun edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
    cocoyam; eddo; taro.
  • noun herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves
    Colocasia esculenta; taro plant; dalo; taro.

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lanceolate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex
    lancelike.

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perfoliate

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf) having the base united around (and apparently pierced by) the stem

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rustling

  • noun the stealing of cattle
  • noun a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind
    whispering; whisper; rustle.

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pinnated

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) featherlike; having leaflets on each side of a common axis
    pinnate.

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crisp

  • noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
    Saratoga chip; potato chip; chip.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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bifoliate

  • adjective satellite having two leaves

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unmentioned

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radicchio

  • noun prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves

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