dolabriform

[ doh-lab-ruh-fawrm ]
/ doʊˈlæb rəˌfɔrm /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.

shaped like an ax or a cleaver.

Origin of dolabriform

1745–55; < Latin dolābr(a) mattock, pickax + -i- + -form
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dolabriform

dolabrate (dəʊˈlæbreɪt)

/ (dəʊˈlæbrɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

biology shaped like a hatchet or axe head

Word Origin for dolabriform

C18: from Latin dolābra pickaxe
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