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Overview of adj prehensile

The adj prehensile has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. prehensile

(adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object; "a monkey's prehensile tail")

2. prehensile

(having a keen intellect; "poets

3. avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile

(immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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