galeiform

galeiform

[guh-lee-uh-fawrm]
adjective
helmet-shaped; resembling a galea.

Origin:
< Latin gale(a) helmet + -i- + -form

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galea (ˈɡeɪlɪə)
 
n , pl -leae
a part or organ shaped like a helmet or hood, such as the petals of certain flowers
 
[C18: from Latin: helmet]
 
'galeate
 
adj
 
'galeated
 
adj
 
'galeiform
 
adj

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