fungiform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fungus ‎(mushroom) +‎ -form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfʌn.dʒɪ.fɔːm/, /ˈfʌŋ.gɪ.fɔːm/

Adjective[edit]

fungiform ‎(comparative more fungiform, superlative most fungiform)

  1. Having the shape of a mushroom.
    the fungiform papillae on the tongue