Mitriform Mit"ri*form, a. [Miter + -form: cf. F. mitriforme.] Having the form of a miter, or a peaked cap; as, a mitriform calyptra. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • mitriform — /muy treuh fawrm /, adj. shaped like the miter of a bishop. [1820 30; < NL mitriformis. See MITER, I , FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • mitriform — mitre shaped Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • mitriform — mi·tri·form …   English syllables

  • mitriform — /ˈmaɪtrəfɔm/ (say muytruhfawm) adjective shaped like a mitre. {New Latin mitriformis} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mitriform — ˈmī.trəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: New Latin mitriformis, from Latin mitra turban + iformis iform : shaped like a bishop s miter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coprinellus micaceus — Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • mitra — /muy treuh/, n. Bot. 1. the mitriform pileus of certain fungi. 2. a galea. [1630 40; < L: head band; see MITER] * * * In Vedic Hinduism, one of the gods in the category of Adityas, or sovereign principles of the universe. He represents friendship …   Universalium

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • mitral —   a. mitre or bonnet shaped.    ♦ mitriform, a. mitre shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

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