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napiform

[ney-puh-fawrm] /ˈneɪ pəˌfɔrm/
adjective
1.
round at the top and tapering sharply below; turnip-shaped, as a root.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin nāp(us) a kind of turnip + -i- + -form
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napiform

/ˈneɪpɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
(botany) shaped like a turnip
Word Origin
C19: from Latin nāpus turnip
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