Origin of appressed
OTHER WORDS FROM appressedsub·ap·pressed, adjective
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How to use appressed in a sentence
The plant is propagated chiefly by long and slender stolons, bearing appressed rudimentary stalk-bases.Beautiful Ferns|Daniel Cady Eaton
Involucre club-shaped, yellowish; the rigid somewhat glutinous scales linear, closely imbricated and appressed.
Scales of the oblong involucre appressed, destitute of herbaceous tips (except n. 1 and 2).
Involucre globular; the imbricated scales coriaceous and appressed at base, attenuate to long stiff points with hooked tips.
Leaves scale-formed, obtuse, closely appressed and very persistent.Trees of the Northern United States|Austin C. Apgar