Nariform
Nariform Nar"i*form, a. [L. naris nostril + -form. See {Nose}.] Formed like the nose. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nariform — adjective Shaped like a nose …   Wiktionary

  • nariform — shaped like the nostrils Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • nariform — adj. having a nostril shape …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nariform — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nasiform — Nas i*form, a. [L. nasus nose + form. See {Nose}, and cf. {Nariform}.] Having the shape of a nose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • narial —   a. a. pertaining to nostrils.    ♦ nariform, a. nostril like.    ♦ narine, a. pertaining to nostrils …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • naric —   a. a. pertaining to nostrils.    ♦ nariform, a. nostril like.    ♦ narine, a. pertaining to nostrils …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • narine — nārˈial or nārˈine / īn/ adjective Of or relating to the nostrils • • • Main Entry: ↑nare * * * narine, a. (ˈnɛəraɪn) [f. as nariform a. + ine.] ‘Of or belonging to the nostrils’ (Ogilvie, 1882) …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”