Cymbiform
Cymbiform Cym"bi*form (s?m"b?-f?rm),, a. [L. cymba boat (Gr. ????) + -form: cf. F. cymbiforme.] Shaped like a boat; (Bot.) elongated and having the upper surface decidedly concave, as the glumes of many grasses. [1913 Webster] ||

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