anguilliform

adjective
an·​guil·​li·​form | \ aŋˈgwiləˌfȯrm \

Definition of anguilliform

: having the form of an eel anguilliform fish species : characteristic of an eel anguilliform swimming

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First Known Use of anguilliform

1693, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anguilliform

Latin anguilla eel + English -iform

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“Anguilliform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anguilliform. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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