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Adj.1.buttonlike - small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or buttonbuttonlike - small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button; "bright beady eyes"; "black buttony eyes"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
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McKinnon (1994) noted that somewhere in the Sintang district there had been found in 1990 a small hoard of gold objects (beads, a ring, buttonlike decorative devices, a gold-wire spiral and other scraps of gold.
x intermedia); pride of Madeira (Echium candicans), with blue-purple flower spikes; salvias; Santa Barbara daisy (Erigeron karvinskianus), with white, daisylike flowers; Santolina chamaecyparissus, with yellow, buttonlike blooms; society garlic (Tulbaghia violacea), with pale lavenderpink blooms; and yarrow (Achillea millefolium).
Then he proceeded to tell how male chuckwallas "won" in a gambling game their buttonlike femoral pores, a peculiar marking that various iguanids have on their back legs.