Peltiform Pel"ti*form, a. [Pelta + -form.] Shieldlike, with the outline nearly circular; peltate. --Henslow. [1913 Webster]

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  • peltiform — peltifórm adj. m., pl. peltifórmi; f. sg. peltifórmă, pl. peltifórme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  PELTIFÓRM, Ă adj. în formă de scut mic. (< lat. peltiformis) …   Dicționar Român

  • peltiform — pel·ti·form …   English syllables

  • peltiform — ˈpeltəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: New Latin peltiformis, from pelti (from Latin pelta) + Latin formis form : peltate …   Useful english dictionary

  • peltast —   n. ancient Greek soldier with light shield.    ♦ peltate,    ♦ peltiform, a. shield shaped.    ♦ peltiferous, a. bearing a shield …   Dictionary of difficult words

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