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Origin of sessile
OTHER WORDS FROM sessileses·sil·i·ty [se-sil-i-tee], /sɛˈsɪl ɪ ti/, nounpseu·do·ses·sile, adjectivesub·ses·sile, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sessile
Amphipods, am′fi-pods, n. an order of small sessile-eyed crustaceans—a familiar example is the sand-hopper.
The spores are arranged in beaded threads in sessile conceptacles on the marginal leaflets.
It grows to a height of eighteen inches or two feet, bearing silvery oval lanceolate leaves and sessile fruit.
The leaves are sessile and pinnatifid, with very narrow segments, and the white flowers grow in solitary heads.
The umbels are sessile or nearly so, the flowers have no calyx, and the fruit has five prominent ridges.