ensiform

ensiform

[en-suh-fawrm]
adjective
sword-shaped; xiphoid.

Origin:
1535–45; < Latin ēnsi(s) sword + -form

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ensiform (ˈɛnsɪˌfɔːm)
 
adj
biology shaped like a sword blade: ensiform leaves
 
[C16: from Latin ensis sword]

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ensiform en·si·form (ěn'sə-fôrm')
adj.
Sword-shaped; xiphoid.

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