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forniciform

[ fawr-nis-uh-fawrm ]
/ fɔrˈnɪs əˌfɔrm /
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adjective

having the form of a vault.

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Origin of forniciform

1855–60; <Latin fornic- (stem of fornix) vault + -i- + -form
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