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synonyms for imbricated

  • jugate
  • lapstrake
  • obvolute
  • obvoluted
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How to use imbricated in a sentence

The erect flower-stem terminates in a large round head of numerous imbricated oval spiny scales which surround the flowers.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
The scales on the upper part of the cup are loosely imbricated.
FOREST TREES OF ILLINOISFULLER GEORGE D.
They are covered more or less abundantly with whitish, silvery or mother-of-pearl colored imbricated scales.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
This fibrous structure is covered by a delicate layer of finely imbricated scales, and is termed the Hair Cuticle.
DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
Two follicles, sharp-pointed, channeled, containing many imbricated seeds each with an awn.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
Corolla, numerous imbricated, spatulate petals with ravelled or fringed ends.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
A shell is said to be imbricated when the superficial lamin are arranged over each other in the manner of tiles.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
Some species are smooth, although the greater number are imbricated or crisped outside.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
Calyx-lobes and petals indefinite, imbricated, the numerous stamens on the tube.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Stamens imbricated, with very short filaments, and long anthers opening inward.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMBRICATED

  • imbricated
  • jugate
  • lapstrake
  • obvolute
  • obvoluted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.