muriform

1 of 2

adjective (1)

mu·​ri·​form
ˈmyu̇rəˌfȯrm
: resembling courses of bricks in arrangement
especially : having both horizontal and vertical septa
muriform spores
muriformly adverb

muriform

2 of 2

adjective (2)

"
: resembling a mouse or rat in form or appearance

Word History

Etymology

Adjective (1)

Latin murus wall + English -iform

Adjective (2)

Latin mur-, mus mouse + English -iform

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“Muriform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muriform. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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