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ensiform

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adjective en·si·form \ˈen(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of ensiform

  1. :  having sharp edges and tapering to a slender point <ensiform leaves> — see leaf illustration



Origin and Etymology of ensiform

French ensiforme, from Latin ensis sword + French -forme -form; akin to Sanskrit asi sword


First Known Use: 1541


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ensiform

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adjective en·si·form \ˈen(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm\

Medical Definition of ensiform

  1. :  having sharp edges and tapering to a slender point




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