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mitriform

[mahy-truh-fawrm]
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  1. shaped like the miter of a bishop.

Origin of mitriform

From the New Latin word mitriformis, dating back to 1820–30. See miter, -i-, -form
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  • Mitriform, mitre-shaped: in the form of a peaked cap, or one cleft at the top.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray