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scyphiform

[ sahy-fuh-fawrm ]
/ ˈsaɪ fəˌfɔrm /
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adjective Botany.
shaped like a cup or goblet.
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Origin of scyphiform

First recorded in 1870–75; scyphi- + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for scyphiform

scyphiform
/ (ˈsaɪfɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective
shaped like a cup or gobleta scyphiform cell

Word Origin for scyphiform

C19: from Greek skuphos cup + -form
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