aliform

[al-uh-fawrm, ey-luh-]

Origin of aliform

First recorded in 1830–40; al(a) + -i- + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for aliform

aliform

adjective
  1. wing-shaped; alar

Word Origin for aliform

C19: from New Latin āliformis, from Latin āla a wing
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aliform in Medicine

aliform

lə-fôrm′, ălə-]
adj.
  1. Shaped like a wing; alar.
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