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  1. having no stalk.
  2. Botany. sessile.
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Origin of stalkless

First recorded in 1690–1700; stalk1 + -less
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of 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.