anguilliform

[ ang-gwil-uh-fawrm ]
/ æŋˈgwɪl əˌfɔrm /

adjective

having the shape or form of an eel.

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Origin of anguilliform

1685–95; < Latin anguill(a) eel (angu(is) snake + -illa diminutive suffix) + -i- + -form

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British Dictionary definitions for anguilliform

anguilliform
/ (æŋˈɡwɪlɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

having the shape or form of an eel

Word Origin for anguilliform

C17: from Latin anguilla eel, diminutive of anguis snake
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