urceiform

shaped like a pitcher

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • urceiform — Pitcher shaped. SYN: urceolate. [L. urceus, pitcher, + forma, form] * * * ur·ce·i·form (ər seґĭ form) [L. urceus pitcher + form] pitcher shaped …   Medical dictionary

  • urceiform — ur·cei·form …   English syllables

  • urceiform — ˈərsēəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: French urcéiforme, from Latin urceus + French iforme iform : shaped like an urceus …   Useful english dictionary

  • urceolate — SYN: urceiform. [L. urceolus, dim. of urceus, pitcher] * * * ur·ce·o·late (ər seґə lāt) urceiform …   Medical 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

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