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biform

[bahy-fawrm] /ˈbaɪˌfɔrm/
adjective
1.
having or combining two forms, as a centaur or mermaid.
Also, biformed.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Latin biformis, equivalent to bi- bi-1 + form(a) form + -is adj. suffix
Related forms
biformity, noun
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biform

/ˈbaɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
having or combining the characteristics of two forms, as a centaur
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