Spathiform

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Spathiform Resembling spar in form. "The ocherous, spathiform , and mineralized forms of uranite."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • spathiform Resembling spar in form: as, the ocherous and spathiform varieties of uranite.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Spathiform spathic
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. spathiforme,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ger. spath, spar.

Usage

In literature:

The inflorescence consists of racemes or panicles of fascicled spikes in the axils of spathiform bracts.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
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