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synonyms for osculant

  • adherent
  • agglutinant
  • coherent
  • persistent
  • tenacious
  • viscid
  • viscous
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How to use osculant in a sentence

That proximate circles or larger groups are connected by the intervention of lesser groups, which he denominates osculant.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
In this scheme the osculant classes are those placed between the circles.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
If each circle is regarded as absolute, the series is broken, though the osculant groups connect the circular ones.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. IV (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
Osculant: intermediate in character between two groups or series.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
This is another osculant Order, evidently connecting the Coleoptera with the Orthoptera.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. IV (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
This is an osculant Order, and is distinguished from the other Aptera L. in undergoing a regular metamorphosis.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. IV (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
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WORDS RELATED TO OSCULANT

  • adherent
  • agglutinant
  • coherent
  • osculant
  • persistent
  • tenacious
  • viscid
  • viscous
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