Clypeiform
Clypeiform Clyp"e*i*form`, a. [L. clupeus shield + -form.] Shield-shaped; clypeate. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • clypeiform — clyp·e·i·form …   English syllables

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  • clypeate — /klip ee it, ayt /, adj. Biol. shaped like a round shield or buckler. Also, clypeiform /klip ee euh fawrm /. [1705 15; < L clypeatus. See CLYPEUS, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • scutate — a. Clypeiform, shield shaped, buckler shaped …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • shield-shaped — a. Scutate, clypeiform, peltate, peltated …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • clyp|e|ate — «KLIHP ee ayt», adjective. Biology. 1. shaped like a round shield or buckler; clypeiform. 2. having a clypeus: »a clypeate insect. ╂[< Latin clipeātus having a shield < clipeus clypeus] …   Useful english dictionary

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