Definition of Tendrilous

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tendrilous

tendovaginitides
tendrac
tendracs
tendre
tendred
tendrely
tendres
tendresse
tendresses
tendries
tendril
tendriled
tendrilled
tendrilless
tendrilous (current term)
tendrils
tendring
tendron
tendrons
tendry
tends
tendu
tendus
tene
tenebrae
tenebrific
tenebrificous
tenebrio
tenebrionid

Literary usage of Tendrilous

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"38 % tendrilous organic substances 02 % Mica scales are present and all strata contain a great deal of vegetable substances. In some localities the clay ..."

2. The Native Races of South Africa: A History of the Intrusion of the by George William Stow (1905)
"The mode, however, of applying this antidote seems still to remain a secret. There is, so Mr. Chapman asserts, a creeping tendrilous plant, ..."

3. The Common Objects of the Sea Shore: Including Hints for an Aquarium by John George Wood, George Brettingham Sowerby (1866)
"The long, curling, tendrilous appendages speedily affix themselves to sea-weeds, or other appropriate substances, and from their form and consistence anchor ..."

4. Travels in the Interior of South Africa: Comprising Fifteen Years' Hunting by James Chapman (1868)
"These are pretty trees: the fruit and flower have a long tendrilous stem, on which hang either clusters of velvety dark crimson, or pomegranate, ..."

5. Geology of the City of New York: With Numerous Illustrations and Maps by Louis Pope Gratacap (1909)
"... falling wearily to ruin in the arms of creeping tendrilous plants, but holding hard onto life yet with their strong floors and enduring beams, ..."

6. Geology of the City of New York: With Numerous Illustrations and Maps by Louis Pope Gratacap (1909)
"... falling "wearily to ruin in the arms of creeping tendrilous plants, but holding hard onto life yet with their strong floors and enduring beams, ..."

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