Thesaurus / threadlike
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(b) Roundworms, minute threadlike creatures, are not often seen by the city girl or boy.

A Civic BiologyGeorge William Hunter

A little later, we find among them one or two delicate pink, starry flowers on very slender, threadlike stems.

It was an infinitely fine, threadlike projection from the surface of the planet.

Sand DoomWilliam Fitzgerald Jenkins

He saw Lady Galloway, slim and threadlike, with silver hair and a face sensitive and superior.

Under surface of hind wing commonly marked with threadlike streaks: the Hair-streaks.

Fiber: any fine, slender thread or threadlike substance, as the rootlets of plants or the lint of cotton.

Agriculture for BeginnersCharles William Burkett

They are furnished with two or three very long, jointed, threadlike caudal appendages.

Yellow buttercups nod to it from the meadow, and the lavender snap dragons wave their threadlike fingers in silent greeting.

Byways Around San Francisco BayWilliam E. Hutchinson

Yes, here is the threadlike stem lifting its two frail pink bells above the bed of shining leaves.

Little RiversHenry van Dyke

Little rootlike structures known as rhizoids dip down into the bread, and absorb food for its threadlike body.

A Civic BiologyGeorge William Hunter

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