napiform

adjective
na·​pi·​form | \ ˈnā-pə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce napiform (audio) \

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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“Napiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/napiform. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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