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linguiform

[ling-gwuh-fawrm]
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adjective
  1. having the shape of a tongue; tongue-shaped.
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Origin of linguiform

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

  • Linguiform: tongue-shaped: linear, with the extremities obtusely rounded.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith


British Dictionary definitions for linguiform

linguiform

adjective
  1. shaped like a tongue
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linguiform in Medicine

linguiform

(lĭnggwə-fôrm′)
adj.
  1. Tongue-shaped.
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