aculeiform


aculeiform
  a. thorn-shaped.

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  • aculeiform — ACULEIFÓRM, Ă, aculeiformi, e, adj. De forma unui ac. [pr.: le i ] – Din fr. aculéiforme. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.08.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  aculeifórm adj. m. (sil. le i ), pl. aculeifórmi; f. sg …   Dicționar Român

  • Aculeiform — A*cu le*i*form, a. Like a prickle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aculeiform — needle shaped, e.g. pipefishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • aculeiform — adj. [L. dim. acus, needle; forma, shape] Formed like a thorn …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aculeiform — adjective Like a prickle …   Wiktionary

  • aculeiform — shaped like a thorn Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • aculeiform — acu·le·i·form …   English syllables

  • aculeiform — əˈkyülēəˌfȯrm, |akyə|lē adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary acule (from Latin aculeus prickle, sting) + iform : like a prickle in shape; specifically : resembling an aculeus …   Useful english dictionary

  • acute — Synonyms and related words: Machiavellian, Machiavellic, absorbing, acanthoid, acanthous, accurate, acicular, acrid, active, acuate, aculeate, aculeiform, acuminate, afflictive, aggravated, aggressive, agonizing, alert, animated, apperceptive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • barbed — Synonyms and related words: acanthoid, acanthous, acicular, acuate, aculeate, aculeiform, acuminate, acute, cornuted, cusped, cuspidate, hispid, horned, horny, mucronate, needle pointed, needle sharp, pointed, pronged, sharp pointed, spiculate,… …   Moby Thesaurus