anguilliform

adjective

an·​guil·​li·​form
aŋˈgwiləˌfȯrm
: having the form of an eel
anguilliform fish species
: characteristic of an eel
anguilliform swimming

Word History

Etymology

Latin anguilla eel + English -iform

First Known Use

1693, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anguilliform was in 1693

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“Anguilliform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anguilliform. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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