[ stawk-lis ]
/ ˈstɔk lɪs /


having no stalk.
Botany. sessile.

Origin of stalkless

First recorded in 1690–1700; stalk1 + -less Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stalkless

  • For little Cissy was bringing all her stalkless flowers to Jane; smiling at her as if she alone possessed the secret of this play.

    The Creators|May Sinclair
  • Feather-star, one of the stalkless echinoderms belonging to the Crinoidea.