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TUFTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tufted mean? 

TUFTED (adjective)
  The adjective TUFTED has 3 senses:

1. (of plants) growing in small dense clumps or tufts
2. having or adorned with tufts
3. (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination

  Familiarity information: TUFTED used as an adjective is uncommon.


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TUFTED (adjective)


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Meaning:

(of plants) growing in small dense clumps or tufts

Synonyms:

caespitose; cespitose; tufted

Similar:

ungregarious ((of plants) growing together in groups that are not close together)

Domain category:

flora; plant; plant life (a living organism lacking the power of locomotion)


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Meaning:

Having or adorned with tufts

Context example:

a tufted bedspread

Similar:

adorned; decorated (provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction)


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Meaning:

(of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination

Synonyms:

topknotted; crested; tufted

Context examples:

golden crested / crested iris / crested oriole / tufted duck / tufted loosestrife

Similar:

adorned; decorated (provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction)

Domain category:

animal; animate being; beast; brute; creature; fauna (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)


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