bonelike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bone +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

bonelike (comparative more bonelike, superlative most bonelike)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of bone.
    • 2009 September 13, Jonathan Lethem, “Poet of Desolate Landscapes”, New York Times:
      To the south, as Halliday followed the winding course of the river, the darkness gave way to the deep indigo tracts of the irrigation project, the lines of canals forming an exquisite bonelike gridwork.”