Nuciform \Nu"ci*form\, a. [L. nux, nucis, nut + -form.] (Bot.) Shaped like a nut; nut-shaped. [1913 Webster]

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  • nuciform — NUCIFÓRM, Ă, nuciformi, e, adj. Care are forma (şi mărimea) unei nuci (1). ♦ Structură nuciformă = structură a solului care se prezintă sub formă de agregate puţin alungite, cu colţuri şi muchii rotunjite. – Din fr. nuciforme. Trimis de bogdanrsb …   Dicționar Român

  • nuciform — /nooh seuh fawrm , nyooh /, adj. nut shaped. [1855 60; NUCI + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • nucifórm — adj. m., pl. nucifórmi; f. sg. nucifórmã, pl. nucifórme …   Romanian orthography

  • nuciform — shaped like a nut Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • nuciform — nu·ci·form …   English syllables

  • nuciform — ˈn(y)üsəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: French nuciforme, from nuc (from Latin nuc , nux nut) + iforme iform : like a nut in shape * * * /nooh seuh fawrm , nyooh /, adj. nut shaped. [1855 60; NUCI + FORM] …   Useful english dictionary

  • nuci- — a combining form meaning nut, used in the formation of compound words: nuciform. [comb. form repr. L nuci (s. of nux) nut] * * * …   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

  • nuciferous —   a. yielding nuts.    ♦ nuciform, a. nut shaped.    ♦ nucivorous, a. nut eating …   Dictionary of difficult words

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