Strombuliform
Strombuliform Strom*bu"li*form, a. [NL. strombulus, dim. of strombus + -form. See {Strombus}.] 1. (Geol.) Formed or shaped like a top. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Coiled into the shape of a screw or a helix. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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