cheliform

[kee-luh-fawrm, kel-uh-]

Origin of cheliform

First recorded in 1790–1800; cheli- + -form
Related formssub·che·li·form, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cheliform

cheliform

adjective
  1. shaped like a chela; pincer-like
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