ostreiform

shaped like an oyster

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • ostreiform — OSTREIFÓRM, Ă adj. care are forma unei cochilii de stridie. (< fr. ostréiforme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • ostreiform — os·tre·i·form …   English syllables

  • ostreiform —   a. oyster shaped or like.    ♦ ostreiculture, n. oyster breeding.    ♦ ostreoid, a. oyster like.    ♦ ostreophagous, a. oyster eating …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ostreiform — ˈästrēəˌfȯrm, äˈs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ostre + form : shaped like an oyster …   Useful english dictionary

  • lamp shells — ▪ animal Introduction also called  brachiopod,         any member of the phylum Brachiopoda, a group of bottom dwelling marine invertebrates. They are covered by two valves, or shells; one valve covers the dorsal, or top, side; the other covers… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • ostre- — combining form or ostrei or ostreo Etymology: Latin ostre , from ostrea : oyster ostreiform …   Useful english dictionary

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