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  • Anguilliform — An*guil li*form, a. [L. anguilla eel (dim. of anguis snake) + form.] Eel shaped. [1913 Webster] Note: The Anguill[ae]formes of Cuvier are fishes related to thee eel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anguilliform — /ang gwil euh fawrm /, adj. having the shape or form of an eel. [1685 95; < L anguill(a) eel (angu(is) snake + illa dim. suffix) + I + FORM] * * *       any of the bony fishes that contains more than 500 species of eel (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • Convolution — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Complex curvature. < N PARAG:Convolution >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 winding winding &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 convolution convolution involution circumvolution Sgm: N 1 wave wave undulation tortuosity anfractu …   English dictionary for students

  • Anguillula — noun a genus of Cephalobidae • Syn: ↑genus Anguillula, ↑Turbatrix, ↑genus Turbatrix • Hypernyms: ↑worm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cephalobidae, ↑family Cephalobidae …   Useful english dictionary

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