- netlike; reticulate.
Origin of retiform
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On the smaller islands, the quartz-rock is intersected by retiform veins of iron ore.
- rare netlike; reticulate
Word Origin for retiform
C17: from Latin rēte net + forma shape
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- Arranged like a net; reticulate.
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