Filiciform \Fi*lic"i*form\, a. [L. filix, -icis, fern + -form: cf. F. filiciforme] Shaped like a fern or like the parts of a fern leaf. --Smart. [1913 Webster]

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  • filiciform — filicifórm adj. m., pl. filicifórmi; f. sg. filicifórmă, pl. filicifórme Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  FILICIFÓRM, Ă adj. cu aspect de ferigă. (< lat. filiciformis …   Dicționar Român

  • filiciform — fə̇ˈlisəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: Latin filic , filix fern + English iform : shaped like a fern or fern frond * * * filiciform, a. (fɪˈlɪsɪfɔːm) [f. L. filic , filix fern + iform.] Having the form of a fern; fern shaped. in Smart Suppl., and in …   Useful english dictionary

  • filiciform — shaped like a fern or frond Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • filiciform — a. Fern shaped …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • filiciform — fi·lic·i·form …   English syllables

  • filiciform —   a. fern or frond shaped.    ♦ filicoid, a. fern like …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Symmetry — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Regularity of form. < N PARAG:Symmetry >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 symmetry symmetry shapeliness finish Sgm: N 1 beauty beauty &c. 845 Sgm: N 1 proportion proportion eurythmy uniformity parallelism …   English dictionary for students

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

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