- a combining form meaning “having the form of”: cruciform.
Origin of -form
From the Latin suffix -fōrmis
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- having the shape or form of or resemblingcruciform; vermiform
Word Origin for -form
from New Latin -formis, from Latin, from fōrma form
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- Having the form of:plexiform.
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