galeiform

adjective ga·le·iform \gəˈlēəˌfȯrm, gāˈlē-, ˈgālē-\

Definition of galeiform

  1. 1 :  shaped like a helmet

  2. 2 [New Latin Galeus + English -iform] :  resembling one of the Carcharhinidae :  like a typical shark

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Origin and Etymology of galeiform

probably from French galéiforme, from Latin galea helmet + French -iforme -iform


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