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poculiform

[pok-yuh-luh-fawrm]
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  1. having the shape of a cup; cup-shaped.

Origin of poculiform

1825–35; < Latin pōcul(um) cup + -i- + -form
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Historical Examples

  • Proculiform or Poculiform: hollow, cylindrical, with a hemispherical base, the sides at top straight goblet-shaped.

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