napiform

napiform

[ney-puh-fawrm]
adjective
round at the top and tapering sharply below; turnip-shaped, as a root.

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin nāp(us) a kind of turnip + -i- + -form

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napiform (ˈneɪpɪˌfɔːm)
 
adj
botany shaped like a turnip
 
[C19: from Latin nāpus turnip]

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