Spiciform
Spiciform \Spi"ci*form\, a. [L. spica a spike, ear + -form.] (Bot.) Spike-shaped. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • spiciform — SPICIFÓRM, Ă, spiciformi, e, adj. Care are formă de spic (1). – Din fr. spiciforme. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  spicifórm adj. m., pl. spicifórmi; f. sg. spicifórmă, pl …   Dicționar Român

  • spiciform — ˈspīsəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin spiciformis, from Latin spici (from spica head of grain) + formis form more at spike : shaped like a spike spiciform panicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • spiciform — adj. [L. spica, spike; forma, form] Spike shaped, as some setae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • spiciform — spi·ci·form …   English syllables

  • stachydanthus —   Gk stachys, spike as of an ear of wheat; anthos, flower. Panicle spiciform …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • stachyodes —   Gk stachys, spike as of an ear of wheat; odes, resembling. Panicle spiciform …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • spicate —   a. having, like or in a spike.    ♦ spical,    ♦ spicant,    ♦ spiciferous,    ♦ spiciform,    ♦ spicigerous,    ♦ spicose,    ♦ spicous, a. having spikes.    ♦ spicula,    ♦ spicule, n. small spike; small spiky body in sponges and similar… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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