Dolabriform
Dolabriform Do*lab"ri*form, a. [L. dolabra a mattock + -form.] Shaped like the head of an ax or hatchet, as some leaves, and also certain organs of some shellfish. ||

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  • dolabriform — [dō lab′ri fôrm΄] adj. [< L dolabra, pickax (< dolare, to chip < IE base * del , to cut) + FORM] shaped like the head of an ax, as certain leaves …   English World dictionary

  • dolabriform — adj. [L. dolabra, ax; forma, shape] Hatchet shaped …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dolabriform — /doh lab reuh fawrm /, adj. Bot., Zool. shaped like an ax or a cleaver. [1745 55; < L dolabr(a) mattock, pickax + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • dolabriform — do·lab·ri·form (do labґrĭ form) dolabrate …   Medical dictionary

  • dolabriform — resembling a hatchet or cleaver Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • dolabriform — do·lab·ri·form …   English syllables

  • dolabriform — do•lab•ri•form [[t]doʊˈlæb rəˌfɔrm[/t]] adj. bot zool. shaped like an ax head, as certain leaves • Etymology: 1745–55; < L dolābr(a) mattock, pickax + i + form …   From formal English to slang

  • dolabriform — Shaped like the head of an ax …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • dolabriform — /doʊˈlæbrəfɔm/ (say doh labruhfawm) adjective Zoology, Botany shaped like an axe or a cleaver. {Latin dolābra pickaxe, axe + i 1 + form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dolabriform —   a. shaped like axe head …   Dictionary of difficult words

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