styliform

[ stahy-luh-fawrm ]
/ ˈstaɪ ləˌfɔrm /

adjective

having the shape of an ancient style; stylar.

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Origin of styliform

1570–80; < New Latin stiliformis, equivalent to Latin stil(us) stylus + -i- + -formis -form

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British Dictionary definitions for styliform

styliform
/ (ˈstaɪlɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

zoology shaped like a stylus or bristlea styliform antenna

Word Origin for styliform

C16: from New Latin stiliformis, from Latin stylus
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