Aciniform
Aciniform A*cin"i*form, a. [L. acinus a grape, grapestone + -form: cf. F. acinoforme.] 1. Having the form of a cluster of grapes; clustered like grapes. [1913 Webster]

2. Full of small kernels like a grape. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • aciniform — [ə sin′ə fôrm΄] adj. [< L acinus, grape + FORM] formed like a cluster of grapes …   English World dictionary

  • aciniform — adj. [L. acinus, berry or grape; forma, shape] Resembling a cluster of berries; having small kernels like grapes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aciniform — /euh sin euh fawrm /, adj. 1. clustered like grapes. 2. acinous. [1840 50; ACIN(US) + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • aciniform — adjective a) Having the form of a cluster of grapes; clustered like grapes. b) Full of small kernels like a grape …   Wiktionary

  • aciniform — SYN: acinous. [L. acinus, grape, + forma, shape] * * * acin·i·form (ə sinґĭ form) [acini + form] shaped like an acinus, or grape …   Medical dictionary

  • aciniform — shaped like a berry Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • aciniform — adj. clustered, grouped together (like grapes); composed of acini, acinous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aciniform — acin·i·form …   English syllables

  • aciniform — a•cin•i•form [[t]əˈsɪn əˌfɔrm[/t]] adj. clustered like grapes • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • aciniform — /əˈsɪnəfɔm/ (say uh sinuhfawm) adjective 1. clustered like grapes. 2. acinous. {Latin acinus grape + i 1 + form} …   Australian English dictionary

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