stelliform

[ stel-uh-fawrm ]
/ ˈstɛl əˌfɔrm /

adjective


Nearby words

  1. stellate venule,
  2. stellately,
  3. steller's jay,
  4. steller's sea lion,
  5. stelliferous,
  6. stellify,
  7. stellionate,
  8. stellite,
  9. stellula,
  10. stellular

Origin of stelliform

1790–1800; stelli- (see stelliferous) + -form

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British Dictionary definitions for stelliform

stelliform

/ (ˈstɛlɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

star-shaped

Word Origin for stelliform

C18: from New Latin stelliformis, from Latin stella star + forma shape

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