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life–form

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noun \ˈlīf-ˈfȯrm, -ˌfȯrm\

Definition of life–form

  1. :  the body form that characterizes a kind of organism (as a species) at maturity; also :  a kind of organism



1861

First Known Use of life–form

1861


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