sphenic

[sfee-nik]

adjective

being in the shape of a wedge; wedge-shaped

Nearby words

  1. sphairee,
  2. sphalerite,
  3. sphecid,
  4. sphen-,
  5. sphene,
  6. sphenion,
  7. spheno-,
  8. sphenocephaly,
  9. sphenodon,
  10. sphenoethmoidal suture

Origin of sphenic


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British Dictionary definitions for sphenic

sphenic

adjective

having the shape of a wedge

Word Origin for sphenic

from Greek sphēn a wedge

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