Origin of pyriform
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They found themselves yoked to an equation that couldn’t accurately describe pyriform, or conical, eggs.An elusive equation describing bird eggs of all shapes has been found at last|Rachel Crowell|October 29, 2021|Science News
The female lays four excessively large pyriform eggs, about three inches long.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
It is somewhat pyriform in shape, the narrower end corresponding with the future posterior end of the embryo.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
This, though variable, is yet generally so far pyriform as to show distinct contraction toward the stipe.
Thus on the lower surface of a log raised a little distance from the earth the thalium is often pyriform.
The egg of the Emperor is white, pyriform in shape, and weighs just under 1 lb.Antarctic Penguins|George Murray Levick