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Meaning of ENSIFORM

Pronunciation:  'ensu`form

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  shaped like a sword blade; "the iris has an ensiform leaf"
 

ENSIFORM is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: bladelike, pointed, simple, swordlike, sword-shaped, unsubdivided
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En"si*form\, a. [L. ensis sword + -form: cf. F.
ensiforme.]
Having the form of a sword blade; sword-shaped; as, an
ensiform leaf.

{Ensiform cartilage}, & {Ensiform process}. (Anat.) See
   {Xiphisternum}.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Having sharp edges and tapering to a slender point; having a shape suggesting a sword.
 

 

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