falciform

adjective
fal·​ci·​form | \ ˈfal-sə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce falciform (audio) , ˈfȯl- How to pronounce falciform (audio) \

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

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The first known use of falciform was in 1766

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“Falciform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falciform. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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falciform

adjective
fal·​ci·​form | \ ˈfal-sə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce falciform (audio) , ˈfȯl- How to pronounce falciform (audio) \

Medical Definition of falciform

: having the shape of a scythe or sickle

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