tauriform


tauriform
having the form of a bull

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Tauriform — Tau ri*form, a. [L. tauriformis; taurus a bull + form: cf. F. tauriforme.] Having the form of a bull. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tauriform — /tawr euh fawrm /, adj. shaped like a bull or the head or horns of a bull. [1715 25; < L tauriformis. See TAURI , FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • tauriform — /tawr euh fawrm /, adj. shaped like a bull or the head or horns of a bull. [1715 25; < L tauriformis. See TAURI , FORM] …   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

  • taurian —   a. pertaining to bull.    ♦ tauricide, n. killing or killer of bull.    ♦ tauriform, a. bull like.    ♦ taurine, a.    ♦ tauromachy, n. bullfight …   Dictionary of difficult words


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