linguiform

[ ling-gwuh-fawrm ]
/ ˈlɪŋ gwəˌfɔrm /
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adjective

having the shape of a tongue; tongue-shaped.

Nearby words

  1. lingual tonsil,
  2. lingual vein,
  3. linguaphile,
  4. linguatula,
  5. linguatuliasis,
  6. linguine,
  7. linguist,
  8. linguistic,
  9. linguistic analysis,
  10. linguistic area

Origin of linguiform

1745–55; < Latin lingu(a) lingua + -i- + -form

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British Dictionary definitions for linguiform

linguiform

/ (ˈlɪŋɡwɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

shaped like a tongue
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Medicine definitions for linguiform

linguiform

[ lĭnggwə-fôrm′ ]

adj.

Tongue-shaped.

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