Botuliform Bot"u*li*form`, a. [L. botulus sausage + -form.] (Bot.) Having the shape of a sausage. --Henslow. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • botuliform — adjective shaped like a sausage • Similar to: ↑formed * * * ˈbächələˌfȯrm; bəˈtül , bə.ˈtyül adjective Etymology: botuli (from Latin botulus sausage) + form more at …   Useful english dictionary

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  • botuliform — bot·u·li·form (bochґu lĭ form) [L. botulus sausage + form] sausage shaped …   Medical dictionary

  • botuliform — bot·u·li·form …   English syllables

  • botulism —   n. sausage poisoning; poisoning by any infected preserved meat.    ♦ botuliform, a. sausage shaped.    ♦ botulinic, n. toxin that causes botulism.    ♦ botulinus n. bacterium that produces botulism.    ♦ botulinic a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • formed — adjective having or given a form or shape • Ant: ↑unformed • Similar to: ↑ductile, ↑malleable, ↑pliable, ↑pliant, ↑tensile, ↑tractile, ↑acorn …   Useful english dictionary

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