Calceiform
Calceiform Cal"ce*i*form` (k[a^]l"s[-e]*[i^]*f[^o]rm`), a. [L. calceus shoe + -form.] (Bot.) Shaped like a slipper, as one petal of the lady's-slipper; calceolate. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • calceiform — calceifórm adj. m., pl. calceifórmi; f. sg. calceifórmă, pl. calceifórme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CALCEIFÓRM, Ă adj. în formă de pantof. (< fr. calcéiforme) …   Dicționar Român

  • calceiform — [kal′sē ə fôrm΄, kal sē′fôrm΄] adj. 〚< L calceus, a shoe (< calx: see CALCAR) + FORM〛 CALCEOLATE * * * …   Universalium

  • calceiform — [kal′sē ə fôrm΄, kal sē′fôrm΄] adj. [< L calceus, a shoe (< calx: see CALCAR) + FORM] CALCEOLATE …   English World dictionary

  • calceiform — adjective of slipper shaped blossoms the calceiform lip of certain orchids • Syn: ↑calceolate • Pertains to noun: ↑calceus, ↑calceus (for: ↑calceolate) * * * ˈkalsēəˌfȯrm, kalˈsē …   Useful english dictionary

  • calceiform — adjective Having the shape of a slipper or shoe …   Wiktionary

  • calceiform — shaped like a slipper Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • calceiform — cal·ce·i·form …   English syllables

  • calceiform — /ˈkælsiəfɔm/ (say kalseeuhfawm) adjective → calceolate. {Latin calceus a shoe + i 1 + form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • calceiform —   a. slipper shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Calceolate — Cal ce*o*late, a. [See {Calceolaria}.] Slipper ahaped. See {Calceiform}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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