forficiform

adjective
for·​fic·​i·​form | \ fȯrˈfisəˌfȯrm \

Definition of forficiform

: shaped like a scissors usually : having or being forcipulate pedicellariae with two valves that do not cross when closed — compare forcipiform

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History and Etymology for forficiform

Latin forfic-, forfex + English -iform

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“Forficiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forficiform. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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