- Hypocraterimorphous Hyp`o*cra*ter`i*mor"phous, a. [Pref. hypo- + Gr. krath`r bowl + morfh` form.] (Bot.) Salver-shaped; having a slender tube, expanding suddenly above into a bowl-shaped or spreading border, as in the blossom of the phlox and the lilac. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.