auriform


auriform
/awr"euh fawrm'/, adj.
shaped like an ear, as the shell of certain mollusks.
[1810-20; AURI-2 + -FORM]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Auriform — Au ri*form, a. [L. auris ear + form.] Having the form of the human ear; ear shaped. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • auriform — [ô′rə fôrm΄] adj. [< L auris,EAR1 + FORM] ear shaped …   English World dictionary

  • auriform — adj. [L. auris, ear; forma, shape] Ear shaped …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • auriform — adjective Having the form of the human ear; ear shaped. An example is the gastropod mollusc abalone, which is also known as the ear shell …   Wiktionary

  • auriform — Ear shaped. * * * au·ri·form (awґrĭ form) ear shaped …   Medical dictionary

  • auriform — au|ri|form <zu lat. auris »Ohr« u. ↑...form> (veraltet) ohrförmig …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • auriform — shaped like an ear Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • auriform — adj. ear shaped …   English contemporary dictionary

  • auriform — au·ri·form …   English syllables

  • auriform —   a. ear shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words


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