Muscariform \Mus*car"i*form\, a. [L. muscarium fly brush + -form.] Having the form of a brush. [1913 Webster]

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  • muscariform — muscariform, a. Bot. (mʌˈskɛərɪfɔːm) Also muscariiform. [ad. mod.L. muscāriform is, f. L. muscāri um fly brush (f. musca fly): see form.] Of an organ: Furnished with hairs so as to resemble a brush. Lindley Introd. Bot. (ed. 3) Index. Treas. Bot …   Useful english dictionary

  • muscariform — shaped like a brush Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • 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

  • muscari —   n. grape hyacinth.    ♦ muscariform, a. brush shaped.    ♦ muscarine, n. poisonous alkaloid in fly agaric …   Dictionary of difficult words

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