corniform


corniform
adj. [L. cornu, horn; forma, shape]
A long mucronate or pointed process similar to the horn of an ox.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Corniform — Cor ni*form ( f?rm), a. [L. cornu horn + form.] Having the shape of a horn; horn shaped. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corniform — adjective Having the shape of a horn; horn shaped …   Wiktionary

  • corniform — shaped like a horn Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • corniform — cor·ni·form …   English syllables

  • corniform — ˈkȯrnəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: Latin cornu horn + English iform : shaped like a horn …   Useful english dictionary

  • corneous — adj. [L. corneus, of horn] Resembling horn; of hornlike texture; corniform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bicorn — Synonyms and related words: Cynthian, S shaped, corniform, crescent, crescent shaped, crescentic, crescentiform, crescentlike, falcate, falciform, horn shaped, horned, lunar, lunate, luniform, lunular, menisciform, meniscoid, moon shaped,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crescent — Synonyms and related words: Autobahn, Cynthian, S shaped, US highway, achievement, alerion, alley, alleyway, animal charge, annulet, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, arterial, arterial highway, arterial street, artery, artificial… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • falcate — Synonyms and related words: Cynthian, S shaped, bicorn, corniform, crescent, crescent shaped, crescentic, crescentiform, crescentlike, falciform, horn shaped, horned, lunar, lunate, luniform, lunular, menisciform, meniscoid, moon shaped, moonlike …   Moby Thesaurus

  • horned — Synonyms and related words: Cynthian, S shaped, acanthoid, acanthous, acicular, acuate, aculeate, aculeiform, acuminate, acute, barbed, bicorn, corniform, cornuted, crescent, crescent shaped, crescentic, crescentiform, crescentlike, cusped,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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