like a rasp or file

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Raduliform — Ra*du li*form (r[.a]*d[=u] l[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. [L. radula a scraper + form.] Rasplike; as, raduliform teeth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • raduliform — radu·li·form …   English syllables

  • raduliform — rəˈd(y)üləˌfȯrm, ˈrajəl adjective Etymology: Latin radula scraper + English iform : like a rasp : cardiform * * * radˈūliform adjective Rasp like • • • Main Entry: ↑radula …   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

  • radula —   n. (pl. lae ) rasp like toothed band of tissue in mollusc s mouth.    ♦ radular, a.    ♦ radulate, a. having radula.    ♦ raduliform, a. rasp like …   Dictionary of difficult words

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