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adjective as in compact

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The plant is propagated chiefly by long and slender stolons, bearing appressed rudimentary stalk-bases.

Involucre club-shaped, yellowish; the rigid somewhat glutinous scales linear, closely imbricated and appressed.

Scales of the oblong involucre appressed, destitute of herbaceous tips (except n. 1 and 2).

Involucre globular; the imbricated scales coriaceous and appressed at base, attenuate to long stiff points with hooked tips.

Leaves scale-formed, obtuse, closely appressed and very persistent.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appressed, such as: solid, tight, bunched, close, compressed, and crowded.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.