napiform

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adjective na·pi·form \ˈnā-pə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of napiform

  1. :  globular at the top and tapering off abruptly <a napiform root>

Origin and Etymology of napiform

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


First Known Use: circa 1841


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