adj. [Gr. phyllon, leaf; L. forma, shape]

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • phylliform — shaped like a leaf Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • phylliform — phyl·li·form …   English syllables

  • phylliform —   a. leaf shaped.    ♦ phylline, a. leaf like.    ♦ phyllode ( /d), n. flattened stem functioning as leaf.    ♦ phyllogenetic, a. pertaining to production of, or producing, leaves.    ♦ phylloid, a. phylline.    ♦ phyllomania, n. abnormal leaf… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • phylliform — adjective having the shape of a leaf • Similar to: ↑formed …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • formed — adjective having or given a form or shape • Ant: ↑unformed • Similar to: ↑ductile, ↑malleable, ↑pliable, ↑pliant, ↑tensile, ↑tractile, ↑acorn …   Useful english dictionary

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