- adj. [L. cyathus, cup; forma, shape]Cup-shaped; cupuliform; a little widened at the top.
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Cyathiform — Cy*ath i*form (s? ?th ? f?rm), a. [L. cyathus a cup (Gr, ky aqos) form:cf. F. cyathiforme.] In the form of a cup, a little widened at the top. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
cyathiform — /suy ath euh fawrm /, adj. Bot., Zool. shaped like a cup. [1770 80; CYATH(IUM) + I + FORM] * * * … Universalium
cyathiform — shaped like a cup Shapes and Resemblance … Phrontistery dictionary
cyathiform — cy·ath·i·form … English syllables
cyathiform — a. cup shaped … Dictionary of difficult words
cyathiform — sīˈathəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cyath + iform; probably originally formed as French cyathiforme : shaped like a cup … Useful english dictionary
cup shaped — Cupuliform; cyathiform … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
cupuliform — adj. [L. cupula, tub; forma, shape] Cup shaped; cyathiform … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
hollow — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. concavity, depression, dent, cavity, hole; valley, gully, basin; channel, groove, furrow. adj. thin, unresonant; sepulchral, deep, empty, void, unfilled, vacant; unsound, weak, uncertain,… … 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