equiform

[ ee-kwuh-fawrm, ek-wuh- ]
/ ˈi kwəˌfɔrm, ˈɛk wə- /

adjective

having the same shape or serving the same purpose.

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Also e·qui·for·mal [ee-kwuh-fawr-muhl, ek-wuh-] /ˌi kwəˈfɔr məl, ˌɛk wə-/ .

Origin of equiform

<Late Latin aequiformis.See equi-, -form
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