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  • leaflike — adjective Having the form of a leaf Syn: foliaceous …   Wiktionary

  • leaflike — adj. resembling a leaf, foliaceous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leaflike — adjective resembling a leaf • Syn: ↑leaf like • Similar to: ↑leafy …   Useful english dictionary

  • plant — plantable, adj. plantless, adj. plantlike, adj. /plant, plahnt/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that… …   Universalium

  • leaf insect — any of several orthopterous insects of the family Phillidae, of southern Asia and the East Indies, having a body that resembles a leaf in color and form. Also called walking leaf. [1860 65] * * * or walking leaf Any of about 25 species of flat… …   Universalium

  • Magnoliidae — ▪ plant subclass Introduction       subclass of woody or herbaceous flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida.       Members of the Magnoliidae are dicotyledonous plants that retain some primitive anatomic and morphological… …   Universalium

  • folium — A broad, thin, leaflike structure. [L. a leaf] folia cerebelli [TA] SYN: folia of cerebellum. folia of cerebellum [TA] the narrow, leaf like gyri of the cerebellar cortex. SEE ALSO: f. of vermis. SYN: folia cerebelli [TA]. folia linguae SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

  • foliated — adj. having leaves; covered in leaves; leaflike; decorated with leaflike shapes fo·li·ate || fəʊlɪeɪt v. produce leaves; separate into thin layers; decorate with leaves; number pages adj. having leaves; covered in leaves; leaflike;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leaf-nosed bat — noun bat having a leaflike flap at the end of the nose; especially of the families Phyllostomatidae and Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae • Syn: ↑leafnose bat • Hypernyms: ↑carnivorous bat, ↑microbat • Hyponyms: ↑macrotus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium