biform

adjective
bi·​form | \ ˈbī-ˌfȯr\

Definition of biform

1 : combining the qualities or forms of two distinct kinds of individuals a biform crystal the biform body of a satyr
2 : having or appearing in two dissimilar guises used of characters in classical mythology that appeared to mortals in other than their customary bodily form whence Europa fled with biform Jove

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History and Etymology for biform

biform from Latin biformis, from bi- bi- entry 1 + -formis (from forma form); biformed from Latin biformis + English -ed

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