ensiform

adjective en·si·form \ ˈen(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of ensiform

: having sharp edges and tapering to a slender point
  • ensiform leaves
— see leaf illustration

Origin and Etymology of ensiform

French ensiforme, from Latin ensis sword + French -forme -form; akin to Sanskrit asi sword


Medical Dictionary

ensiform

adjective en·si·form \ ˈen(t)-sə-ˌfȯrm \

medical Definition of ensiform

: having sharp edges and tapering to a slender point

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