napiform


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napiform

[′nāp·ə‚fȯrm]
(botany)
Turnip-shaped, referring to roots.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Finding 'napiform' brought much-needed humour to this two to three-hourly ritual: the OED definition is 'formed like a turnip; round above and tapering below'.