terete

ADJECTIVE
  1. especially of plant parts; cylindrical and tapering
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  • Dianthoides, several Astragali, one with the pinnulae dentato serratis, petiola spinosa, a tufted Monocotyledonous plant with terete canaliculate subulate leaves, _Salvia_, Gramen alterum, Composita dislocata, Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries
  • Its curiously and irregularly pinnate fronds are borne on slender stalks, terete toward the base, and covered with reddish brown, downy scales, instead of being produced loosely, as in most other Nephrolepises; these are densily crowded, and the outcome of closely clustered crowns. Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884
  • A 1651 edition of Hern√°ndez included a carefully drawn figure and a Latin description that in its wording seemed positively modern: Ololiuqui, which some call coaxihuitl, or snake plant, is a twining herb with thin, green cordate leaves, slender green terete stems, and long white flowers. One River
  • Dianthoides, several Astragali, one with the pinnulae dentato serratis, petiola spinosa, a tufted Monocotyledonous plant with terete canaliculate subulate leaves, _Salvia_, Gramen alterum, Composita dislocata, Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries
  • -- A well-marked species in the size of its mammae, or tubercles, which are at least 1 in. long by 1/3 in. in diameter, terete, slightly curved, and narrowed to a pointed apex, the texture being very soft and watery. Cactus Culture for Amateurs Being Descriptions of the Various Cactuses Grown in This Country, With Full and Practical Instructions for Their Successful Cultivation
  • Che abbiate un enorme ego o un enorme schwanzstuck, col nuovo concorso tenuto da Police, Be Younique, magari diventerete molto molto popolari. No Fat Clips!!! : Police: Be Younique
  • The spikelets are one-to two-flowered, subsessile and subsecund on the branches which are produced as awn-like bristles beyond the ultimate spikelet, obscurely jointed and persistent on their obconic short pedicels, narrowly lanceolate and terete. A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses
  • The _leaf-sheath_ is short, pale, glabrous, somewhat compressed, striate, equitant below and upper are longer, terete and green. A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses
  • Dianthoides, several Astragali, one with the pinnulae dentato serratis, petiola spinosa, a tufted Monocotyledonous plant with terete canaliculate subulate leaves, _Salvia_, Gramen alterum, Composita dislocata, Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries
  • Cushions very close together, composed of short, white and yellowish bristles, and stout, terete spines, 1 in. or more long, set on little tubercles. Cactus Culture for Amateurs Being Descriptions of the Various Cactuses Grown in This Country, With Full and Practical Instructions for Their Successful Cultivation
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