napiform

adjective
na·pi·form | \ˈnā-pə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of napiform 

: globular at the top and tapering off abruptly a napiform root

First Known Use of napiform

circa 1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for napiform

Latin napus turnip (perhaps from Greek napy, sinapy mustard) + International Scientific Vocabulary -iform

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