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cheliform

[kee-luh-fawrm, kel-uh-] /ˈki ləˌfɔrm, ˈkɛl ə-/
adjective
1.
shaped like a chela.
Origin of cheliform
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; cheli- + -form
Related forms
subcheliform, adjective
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cheliform

/ˈkiːlɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
shaped like a chela; pincer-like
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