spindle-shaped

Spindle-shaped

Spin"dle-shaped`\, a. 1. Having the shape of a spindle.

2. (Bot.) Thickest in the middle, and tapering to both ends; fusiform; -- applied chiefly to roots.
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spindle-shaped

adjective
tapering at each end [syn: fusiform
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