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Definition of the adjective Aculeiform

What does Aculeiform mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Like a prickle.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ACULEIFORM Adj. (Latin, aculeus = sting, prickle + forma = shape.) Needle- shaped; descriptive of structure shaped as a short spine. Alt. Aculiform. See Aculeus. Cf. Acanthiform; Penicilliform; Setiform; Spiciform; Spiniform. Rel. Form 2; Shape ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

spine-shaped aculei- (aculeiform); spini- (spiniform, spinoid) spiral-shaped cirri- (cirriform); cochl(cochleate); gyro- (gyroidal); helici( heliciform); ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

AculeIFoRM. A term applied to the ovipositors of Hymenopterous insects, which consist of the same parts, with the exception of the poison-bag, whether used as weapons or merely in oviposition AcuMINATE. ACUMINATED. Terminating ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Texas Seashells: Identification, Ecology, Distribution, and History (2010)

by John Wesley Tunnell

aculeiform. Having the form ofa sharp point or spine ( e.g., Pholadidae). acuminate. Ending in a long tapering point. acute. Having a sharp or sharply tapering point. adanal. Positioned toward an excretory organ.

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)

by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine

hastate sphereshaped spherical, spheriform spikeshaped spiciform, spicate spindleshaped fusiform spineor thornshaped aculeiform, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

aculeiform (äkůlë'îfôrm) а. [L. али/сих, prickle; forma, shape.] ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

as smooth as you like, and add a garland of those scarlet, star-shaped blossoms hanging from the bush pod-shaped leguminose, leguminiform pouch- shaped sacciform, scrotiform, bursiform prickle-shaped aculeiform prop-like 72 Things.

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms, Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botony, Zoology, Anatomy, Cyctology, Embroyology, Physiology (1920)

by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

aculeiform (äkülë'ifôrm) a.

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

Aculeiform cataract is caused by a different mutation in the CRYGD gene. Cataract with microcornea is caused by mutation in the G]A8 (*connexin 50) gene . Multiple types of autosomal dominant cataract can be caused by mutation in the gene ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1899)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould

Aculeiform (ak-u-/*-iform) [aculeus, prickle; forma, : Resembling a prickle. Aculeolate (ak-u'-le-o-'at) [aculeolus, a little prickle]. In biology, beset with small prickles. Aculeus (ak-u'-le-us)[dim.of acus, a needle #. In biology, a prickle or pointed ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)

by George Milbry Gould

Aculeiform (ak-u-te'-z_'f-omz) [aculeus, prickle; forma, shape].

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Scrabble value of A1C3U1L1E1I1F4O1R1M3

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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