- shaped like an umbrella
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Pileiform — Pi*le i*form, a. [Pileus + form.] Having the form of a pileus or cap; pileate. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
pileiform — pi·le·i·form … English syllables
pileiform — pīˈlēəˌfȯrm, ˈpīl , ˈpil adjective Etymology: New Latin, pileiformis, from pileus + iformis iform : having the form of a pileus … 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
pileus — n. (pl. ei ) cap or umbrella like top of mushroom. ♦ pileate(d), a. having pileus; with crest on pileum. ♦ pileiform, a. shaped like pileus. ♦ pileolus, n. (pl. li ) small pileus. ♦ pileum, n. top of bird s head … Dictionary of difficult words