biform

or bi·formed

[ bahy-fawrm ]
/ ˈbaɪˌfɔrm /

adjective

having or combining two forms, as a centaur or mermaid.

Nearby words

  1. bifold,
  2. bifoliate,
  3. bifoliolate,
  4. biforate,
  5. biforked,
  6. bifrost,
  7. bifter,
  8. bifunctional,
  9. bifurcate,
  10. bifurcation

Origin of biform

1810–20; < Latin biformis, equivalent to bi- bi-1 + form(a) form + -is adj. suffix

Related formsbi·for·mi·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for biformity

biform

biformed

/ (ˈbaɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

having or combining the characteristics of two forms, as a centaur
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