Scyphiform
Scyphiform Scy"phi*form, a. [L. scyphus a cup + -form.] (Bot.) Cup-shaped. [1913 Webster]

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  • scyphiform — /suy feuh fawrm /, adj. Bot. shaped like a cup or goblet. [1870 75; SCYPHI + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • scyphiform — SYN: scyphoid. [G. skyphos, goblet, cup, + L. forma, form] …   Medical dictionary

  • scyphiform — shaped like a cup Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • scyphiform — /ˈsaɪfəfɔm/ (say suyfuhfawm) adjective (of plants) shaped like a cup or goblet. {Greek skyph(os) cup + i 1 + form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • scyphiform — /suy feuh fawrm /, adj. Bot. shaped like a cup or goblet. [1870 75; SCYPHI + FORM] * * * scyphˈiform adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑scyphus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Concavity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Concavity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 concavity concavity depression dip Sgm: N 1 hollow hollow hollowness Sgm: N 1 indentation indentation intaglio cavity dent dint dimp …   English dictionary for students

  • scyphi- — a combining form representing scyphus in compound words: scyphiform. Also, scyph , scypho . * * * …   Universalium

  • scyphoid — Cup shaped. SYN: scyphiform. [G. skyphos, cup, + eidos, resemblance] …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • scyphate —   a. cup shaped.    ♦ scyphiform, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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