Origin of pyriform
Related formspseu·do·pyr·i·form, adjectivesub·pyr·i·form, adjective
Examples from the Web for pyriform
Fruit ovoid or pyriform, scarlet when fresh, orange-yellow when dry.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Pyriform bodies surrounding the zona radiata of the ovum, probably the remains of epithelial cells.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Front of cell with nine pyriform fenestrae, with fissures proceeding from their pointed ends towards an oval central perforation.Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1.|John MacGillivray
Female puparium flattish, pyriform, dirty-white or brownish; length, about 1/12in.
Fruit Skin yellow; flesh fine-grained and sweet, keeps well, and is a good market pear; pyriform.The Pears of New York|U. P. Hedrick