Napiform meaning

nā'pə-fôrm'
Round at the top and tapering below; turnip-shaped.

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Large and round at the top, tapering sharply below; turnip-shaped.
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(botany) Shaped like a turnip; spherical at the top, but with a tapering bottom.
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Origin of napiform

  • Latin nāpus turnip –form
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin nāpus (“turnip") + -form
    From Wiktionary