having the shape of a funnel

... had it not been for that patriotic Texan with his infundibuliform jowls and his lumpy, rumpleheaded, indestructible smile cracked forever across the front of his face like the brim of a black ten-gallon hat.

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  • infundibuliform — INFUNDIBULIFÓRM, Ă adj. (biol.; despre organe) În formă de infundibul, de pâlnie. [< fr. infundibuliforme, cf. lat. infundibulum – pâlnie, forma – formă]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  INFUNDIBULIFÓRM, Ă adj. (biol.; despre… …   Dicționar Român

  • Infundibuliform — In fun*dib u*li*form, a. [L. infundibulum funnel + form: cf. F. infundibuliforme.] 1. Having the form of a funnel or cone; funnel shaped. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Same as {Funnelform}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infundibuliform — [in΄fən dib′yo͞oli fôrm΄] adj. shaped like a funnel …   English World dictionary

  • infundibuliform — yələˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: New Latin infundibulum + iform : having the form of a funnel or cone infundibuliform calyx …   Useful english dictionary

  • infundibuliform — funnel shaped …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • infundibuliform — /in fun dib yeuh leuh fawrm /, adj. Bot. funnel shaped. [1745 55; INFUNDIBUL(UM) + I + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • infundibuliform — SYN: choanoid. [L. infundibulum, funnel, + forma, form] * * * in·fun·dib·u·li·form lə .fȯrm adj having the form of a funnel or cone * * * in·fun·dib·u·li·form (in″fən dibґu lĭ form) [infundibulum + form] infundibular (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • infundibuliform — having the form or shape of a funnel or cone Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • infundibuliform — adj. shaped like a funnel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • infundibuliform — a. See infundibular …   New dictionary of synonyms

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