drepaniform

shaped like a sickle

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • drepaniform — dre·pan·i·form …   English syllables

  • drepaniform —   a. like a sickle in shape.    ♦ drepanoid, a. like a sickle …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • drepaniform — drəˈpanəˌfȯrm, ˈdrepən adjective Etymology: Greek drepanē sickle + English iform biology : shaped like a sickle : falcate …   Useful english dictionary

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