disciform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek δίσκος ‎(dískos, disc) +‎ -form

Adjective[edit]

disciform ‎(comparative more disciform, superlative most disciform)

  1. (botany) Having a flat, rounded shape.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page 5
      The sporophyte foot is also characteristic: it is very broad and more or less lenticular or disciform, as broad or broader than the calyptra stalk [] , and is sessile on the calyptra base []