styliform

adjective

sty·​li·​form ˈstī-lə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce styliform (audio)
: resembling a style : bristle-shaped
a styliform copulatory organ

Word History

Etymology

New Latin stiliformis, from Latin stilus + -formis -form

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of styliform was in 1578

Dictionary Entries Near styliform

Cite this Entry

“Styliform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/styliform. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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