faviform

shaped like a honeycomb

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • faviform — fa·vi·form …   English syllables

  • faviform — ˈfāvəˌfȯrm, ˈfav adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin faviformis, from (assumed) New Latin favi (from Latin favus honeycomb) + Latin formis form : resembling a honeycomb in structure …   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

  • faveolate —   a. honey combed.    ♦ faviform, a. honeycomb like …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • favose —   a. faviform …   Dictionary of difficult words

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