galeiform

shaped like a helmet

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • galeiform — /geuh lee euh fawrm /, adj. helmet shaped; resembling a galea. [ < L gale(a) helmet + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • galeiform — adjective having the shape of a galea …   Wiktionary

  • galeiform — ga·le·iform …   English syllables

  • galeiform — /ˈgeɪliəfɔm/ (say gayleeuhfawm) adjective helmet shaped; resembling a galea. {Latin galea helmet + i 1 + form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • galeiform — gəˈlēəˌfȯrm, gāˈlē , ˈgālē adjective Etymology: probably from French galéiforme, from Latin galea helmet + French iforme iform 1. : shaped like a helmet 2. [New Latin Galeus + English iform] : resembling one of the Carcharhinidae : like a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • galea — noun a) a Roman helmet b) an organ or a part of a plant that is shaped like a galea (helmet) See Also: galeiform, galeate, galeated …   Wiktionary

  • Curvature — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Curvature >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 curvature curvature curvity curvation Sgm: N 1 incurvature incurvature incurvity| Sgm: N 1 incurvation incurvation Sgm: N 1 bend bend Sgm: N 1 flexure …   English dictionary for students

  • 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

  • galea —   n. Biology, helmet shaped structure.    ♦ galeate, galeiform, a. helmet shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

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