shaped like a stalk

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Scapiform — Sca pi*form, a. (Bot.) Resembling a scape, or flower stem. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scapiform — sca·pi·form …   English syllables

  • scapiform —   a. like a stalk.    ♦ scapoid, a.    ♦ scapose, a. bearing stalks …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • scapiform — ˈskāpəˌfȯrm, ˈskap adjective Etymology: scapi + form : resembling a scape especially in being a stem without leaves …   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

  • scapi- — combining form Etymology: Latin scapus shaft of a column, stalk more at shaft : scape : stem : shaft scapiform …   Useful english dictionary

  • scapoid — ˈskāˌpȯid adjective Etymology: Latin scapus shaft, stalk + English oid more at shaft : scapiform …   Useful english dictionary

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