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Falciform


/ˈfalsəˌfôrm/

Adjective

1. Curved like a sickle; hooked. (Google Dictionary)

2. Sickle-shaped. (wiktionary.org)

3. Having a crescentic or sickle shape. (biology-online.org)

Syn: Falcate, falcated

Word origin: From Latin falc- (stem of falx (“sickle”)) + English –i– +‎ -form (“-shaped”).


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