Remiform
Remiform \Rem"i*form\ (r?m"?*f?rm), a. [L. remus oar + -form.] Shaped like an oar. [1913 Webster]

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  • remiform — /rem euh fawrm /, adj. shaped like an oar. [1855 60; < L rem(us) oar + I + FORM] * * * remiform, a. rare 0. (ˈrɛmɪfɔːm) [f. L. rēmus oar.] Shaped like an oar. Worcester (citing Smart, but app. by mistake for reniform): h …   Useful english dictionary

  • remiform — adj. [L. remus, oar; forma, shape] Oar like in shape …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • remiform — /rem euh fawrm /, adj. shaped like an oar. [1855 60; < L rem(us) oar + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • remiform — oar shaped Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • remiform — a. Oar shaped …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • remiform —   a. oar shaped.    ♦ remigate, v.i. row.    ♦ remiges, n. pl. ( sing.    ♦ remex) quill feathers of bird s wing.    ♦ remiped, n. & a. (creature) having legs or feet adapted for propelling it through water …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • remiped — /rem euh ped /, Zool. adj. 1. having feet adapted for use as oars. n. 2. a remiped animal. [1820 30; < F rémipède. See REMIFORM, PED] * * * …   Universalium

  • Curvature — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Curvature >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 curvature curvature curvity curvation Sgm: N 1 incurvature incurvature incurvity| Sgm: N 1 incurvation incurvation Sgm: N 1 bend bend Sgm: N 1 flexure …   English dictionary for students

  • 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

  • remi- — combining form Etymology: Latin, from remus oar more at row : oar remiform remiped …   Useful english dictionary

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