falciform

adjective
fal·​ci·​form | \ˈfal-sə-ˌfȯrm, ˈfȯl- \

Definition of falciform 

: having the shape of a scythe or sickle

First Known Use of falciform

1766, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for falciform

Latin falc-, falx + English -iform

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about falciform

Statistics for falciform

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for falciform

The first known use of falciform was in 1766

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for falciform

falciform

adjective
fal·​ci·​form | \ˈfal-sə-ˌfȯrm, ˈfȯl- \

Medical Definition of falciform 

: having the shape of a scythe or sickle

Comments on falciform

What made you want to look up falciform? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a nest or breeding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!