eruciform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin eruca (caterpillar) + -form

Adjective[edit]

eruciform (not comparable)

  1. Shaped like a caterpillar.
    Most scorpionfly larvae are eruciform.

References[edit]

  • Allaby, Michael. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Zoology. pg 169. Oxford University Press. New York. 1992.