filiform

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin filum (thread) + -form

AdjectiveEdit

filiform (comparative more filiform, superlative most filiform)

  1. Shaped like or resembling a thread or filament; filamentous.
  2. Having all component parts or segments cylindrical and more or less uniform in size.
    Tiger beetles have filiform antennae.
Last modified on 3 November 2013, at 15:11