[ skuh-lar-uh-fawrm ]
/ skəˈlær əˌfɔrm /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Words nearby scalariform
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Example sentences from the Web for scalariform
Stems containing woody fibre and vessels (especially scalariform or spiral ducts).
Scalariform, with cross-bands, resembling the steps of a ladder, 134.
Scalariform ducts of a Fern; part of a bundle, prismatic by pressure.
British Dictionary definitions for scalariform
/ (skəˈlærɪˌfɔːm) /
biology resembling a laddera scalariform cell
Word Origin for scalariform
C19: from New Latin scālāriformis from Latin scālāris of a ladder + -form
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