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fleshy

Botany (of some fruits, leaves, etc.) thick and pulpy
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Plants which live exclusively on the sea-side are very apt to have fleshy leaves.
19] The cavities leading from the fleshy compartments of the extremity, were filled with a yellow pulpy matter, which, examined under a microscope, presented an extraordinary appearance.
Thus far he explained himself by a variety of gestures, during the performance of which he would dart out of the house, and point abhorrently towards the Happar valley; running in to us again with a rapidity that showed he was fearful he would lose one part of his meaning before he could complete the other; and continuing his illustrations by seizing the fleshy part of my arm in his teeth, intimating by the operation that the people who lived over in that direction would like nothing better than to treat me in that manner.
Their noses are broad and flat at top, and fleshy at the end, with large nostrils.
Macalister was a big-boned fellow, much too short for his width, with a large, fleshy face and a soft voice.
This face had no nostrils--indeed, the Martians do not seem to have had any sense of smell, but it had a pair of very large dark-coloured eyes, and just beneath this a kind of fleshy beak.
The wagonette swung round into a side road, and we curved upward through deep lanes worn by centuries of wheels, high banks on either side, heavy with dripping moss and fleshy hart's-tongue ferns.
Good had a hole right through the fleshy part of his "beautiful white leg," from which he had lost a great deal of blood; and Sir Henry, with other hurts, had a deep cut over the jaw, inflicted by Twala's battle-axe.
Its eyes are small and close-set, and almost hidden in deep, fleshy apertures.
How long he might have sat there to recover his breath is problematical, for he rose as rapidly as his stoutness would permit, spurred on by Michael's teeth already sunk into the fleshy part of his shoulder.
The trailer also showed an android devoid of a face and the usual fleshy parts attached to hosts.
One of the two different kinds of algae is thread-like while the other has fleshy colonies.