having the form or appearance of ruins

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Ruiniform — Ru in*i*form, a. [Ruin + form: cf. F. ruiniforme.] Having the appearance of ruins, or of the ruins of houses; said of certain minerals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ruiniform — RUINIFÓRM, Ă adj. (despre relief) cu aspect de ruine, rezultând prin dezagregarea rocilor dure. (< fr. ruiniforme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • ruiniform — ru·in·i·form …   English syllables

  • ruiniform — ˈrüə̇nəˌfȯrm, ˈru̇ə̇ , rüˈin adjective Etymology: ruin (I) + iform : having the appearance of ruins used of minerals …   Useful english dictionary

  • Luxembourg — /luk seuhm berrg /; Fr. /lyuuk sahonn boohrdd /, n. 1. a grand duchy surrounded by Germany, France, and Belgium. 422,474; 999 sq. mi. (2585 sq. km). 2. a city in and the capital of this grand duchy. 78,400. 3. a province in SE Belgium: formerly a …   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

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