culiciform

like or resembling a mosquito

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • culiciform — / lisˈ/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑culex * * * culiciform, a. rare 0. (ˈkjuːlɪsɪfɔːm) [ad. L. type *culiciform is, f. culex, culicem gnat; in F. culiciforme: see form.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Culiciform — Cu*lic i*form (k? l?s i f?rm). a. [L. culex a gnat + form:cf. F. culiciforme.] (Zo[ o]l.) Gnat shaped. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • culiciform —   a. like a mosquito.    ♦ culicifuge, n. substance killing mosquitoes …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • 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

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