perforated like a sieve
Origin of cribriform; from Classical Latin cribrum, sieve, akin to cervere, to separate (see crisis) + -form
Perforated like a sieve.
Origin of cribriformLatin cr&imacron;brum, sieve; see krei- in Indo-European roots + –form.
(comparative more cribriform, superlative most cribriform)
From Latin cribrum (“sieve”) + -form.