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stalkless

[stawk-lis] /ˈstɔk lɪs/
adjective
1.
having no stalk.
2.
Botany. sessile.
Origin of stalkless
1690-1700
First recorded in 1690-1700; stalk1 + -less
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  • For little Cissy was bringing all her stalkless flowers to Jane; smiling at her as if she alone possessed the secret of this play.

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  • Feather-star, one of the stalkless echinoderms belonging to the Crinoidea.

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