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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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