Harengiform Ha*ren"gi*form (h[.a]*r[e^]n"j[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. [F. hareng herring (LL. harengus) + -form.] Herring-shaped. [1913 Webster]

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  • harengiform — həˈrenjəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: harengi (from New Latin harengus specific epithet of the herring Clupea harengus , from Medieval Latin harengus herring, of Germanic origin and akin to Middle Dutch harinc, hareng herring) + form more at… …   Useful english dictionary

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