aliform

aliform

[al-uh-fawrm, ey-luh-]
adjective
wing-shaped; wing-like; alar.

Origin:
1830–40; al(a) + -i- + -form

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aliform (ˈælɪˌfɔːm, ˈeɪlɪ-)
 
adj
wing-shaped; alar
 
[C19: from New Latin āliformis, from Latin āla a wing]

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aliform a·li·form (ā'lə-fôrm', āl'ə-)
adj.
Shaped like a wing; alar.

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