adj. [L. gutta, a drop or spot; forma, shape]

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  • Guttiform — Gut ti*form, a. [L. gutta a drop + form.] Drop shaped, as a spot of color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guttiform — /gut euh fawrm /, adj. shaped like a drop. [1870 75; GUTT(A) drop (of liquid) + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • guttiform — adjective Shaped like or resembling a drop …   Wiktionary

  • guttiform — shaped like a drop Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • guttiform — gut·ti·form …   English syllables

  • guttiform — ˈgəd.əˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin guttiformis, from New Latin gutti (from Latin gutta drop) + Latin formis form : having the shape of a drop (as a spot of color) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • gutta —   n. (pl. ae) drop.    ♦ gutta percha, n. rubber like substance.    ♦ gutta rosacea, acne rosacea.    ♦ gutta serena, amaurosis.    ♦ guttate, a. like a drop; having spots like drops.    ♦ guttiferous, a. yielding gum.    ♦ guttiform, a. drop… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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