boniform

adjective
bon·i·form | \ˈbänəˌfȯrm\

Definition of boniform 

archaic

: promoting, perceiving, or akin to good the boniform powers of knowledge man's boniform faculty

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History and Etymology for boniform

New Latin boniformis (translation of Greek agathoeidēs), from Latin bonus good + -iformis -iform

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