Clypeiform

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Clypeiform Shield-shaped; clypeate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • clypeiform Same as clypeate: applied to the large prothorax of certain beetles, the carapace of some crustaceans, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Clypeiform in the shape or form of a shield
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. clupeus, shield + -form,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. clipeus, clypeus, a shield.