Acetabuliform
Acetabuliform Ac`e*tab"u*li*form, a. [L. acetabulum + -form.] (Bot.) Shaped like a shallow cup; saucer-shaped; as, an acetabuliform calyx. --Gray. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • acetabuliform — adj. [L. acetabulum, cup; forma, shape] Resembling the shape of a shallow cup or saucer …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acetabuliform — /as i tab yeuh leuh fawrm /, adj. Bot., Mycol. saucer shaped, as the fruiting bodies of certain lichens. [1825 35; < NL; see ACETABULUM, I , FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • acetabuliform — adjective /æsɪˈtæbjuːlɪfɔːm/ Shaped like a saucer or shallow cup …   Wiktionary

  • acetabuliform — shaped like a shallow cup or saucer Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • acetabuliform — /as i tab yeuh leuh fawrm /, adj. Bot., Mycol. saucer shaped, as the fruiting bodies of certain lichens. [1825 35; NL; see ACETABULUM, I , FORM] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acetabular — Ac e*tab u*lar, a. Cup shaped; saucer shaped; acetabuliform. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acetabular — adjective /ˌæsɪˈtæbjʊlə,ˌæsɪˈtæbjəlɚ/ cup shaped; saucer shaped; acetabuliform …   Wiktionary

  • 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

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