Dictionary.com

remiform

[ rem-uh-fawrm ]
/ ˈrɛm əˌfɔrm /
Save This Word!

adjective

shaped like an oar.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of remiform

1855–60; <Latin rēm(us) oar + -i- + -form
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
See Today's Synonym