hippocrepiform

shaped like a horseshoe

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Hippocrepiform — Hip po*crep i*form, a. [Gr. i ppos horse + ? shoe + form.] (Bot.) Shaped like a horseshoe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hippocrepiform — adjective Shaped like a horseshoe …   Wiktionary

  • hippocrepiform — hip·po·crep·i·form …   English syllables

  • hippocrepiform —   a. shaped like a horseshoe …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hippocrepiform — |hipə|krepəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: hipp + Greek krēpis boot + English form more at crepidula : shaped like a horseshoe * * * hippoˈcrepiform, a. Bot. [f. as prec. + form.] Shaped like a horse shoe. Webster cites Gray …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hippocrepian — Hip po*crep i*an, n. [See {Hippocrepiform}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of an order of fresh water Bryozoa, in which the tentacles are on a lophophore, shaped like a horseshoe. See {Phylactol[ae]ma}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glossary of botanical terms — Many of the terms used in Wikipedia glossaries (often most) are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, lists like the following indicate where new articles need to be written and are also useful for looking up and… …   Wikipedia

  • 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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