adjective \ˈnā-pə-ˌfrm\

Definition of NAPIFORM

:  globular at the top and tapering off abruptly <a napiform root>

Origin of NAPIFORM

Latin napus turnip (perhaps from Greek napy, sinapy mustard) + International Scientific Vocabulary -iform
First Known Use: circa 1841


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