anguilliform

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

adjective

having the shape or form of an eel.

Nearby words

  1. angstrom,
  2. angsty,
  3. anguier,
  4. anguier, françois,
  5. anguilla,
  6. anguine,
  7. anguish,
  8. anguished,
  9. anguishous,
  10. angular

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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