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branchiform

[brang-kuh-fawrm]
adjective
  1. shaped like a gill.
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Origin of branchiform

First recorded in 1835–45; branchi- + -form
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Historical Examples of branchiform

  • Spiracles; Respiratory plates; and branchiform and other pneumatic appendages.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)

    William Kirby