saddle-shaped

Saddle-shaped

Sad"dle-shaped`\, a. Shaped like a saddle. Specifically: (a) (Bot.) Bent down at the sides so as to give the upper part a rounded form. --Henslow. (b) (Geol.) Bent on each side of a mountain or ridge, without being broken at top; -- said of strata.
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