napiform

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From Latin nāpus (turnip) + -form

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napiform (comparative more napiform, superlative most napiform)

  1. (botany) Shaped like a turnip; spherical at the top, but with a tapering bottom.
    • 2007 K. Kubitzki (ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, volume IX, page 265
      The primary root is transformed into an perennating storage root, which is tuberous or napiform and then often branched

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