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ensiform

adjective en·si·form \ˈen(t)-sə-ˌfrm\

Definition of ENSIFORM

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

Origin of ENSIFORM

French ensiforme, from Latin ensis sword + French -forme -form; akin to Sanskrit asi sword
First Known Use: 1541

ensiform

adjective en·si·form \ˈen(t)-sə-ˌfrm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENSIFORM

:  having sharp edges and tapering to a slender point

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