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adjective Botany, Mycology.
  1. saucer-shaped, as the fruiting bodies of certain lichens.
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Origin of acetabuliform

From New Latin, dating back to 1825–35; see origin at acetabulum, -i-, -form
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Historical Examples of acetabuliform

  • Acetabuliform: like a shallow saucer with more or less incurved sides.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

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