aeriform

[ air-uh-fawrm, ey-eer- ]
/ ˈɛər əˌfɔrm, eɪˈɪər- /

adjective

having the form or nature of air; gaseous.
unsubstantial; unreal.

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Origin of aeriform

First recorded in 1780–90; aeri- + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for aeriform

aeriform
/ (ˈɛərɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

having the form of air; gaseous
unsubstantial
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