Definition of Panduriform

1. Adjective. (of a leaf shape) having rounded ends and a contracted center.

Exact synonyms: Fiddle-shaped, Pandurate
Similar to: Simple, Unsubdivided



Definition of Panduriform

1. Adjective. (botany rare) Pandurate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Panduriform

1. Obovate, with a concavity in each side, like the body of a violin; fiddle-shaped; as, a panduriform leaf; panduriform colour markings of an animal. Origin: L. Pandura a pandore: cf. F. Panduriforme. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panduriform

pandora
pandora's pneumonitis
pandoras
pandore
pandores
pandoro
pandour
pandours
pandowdies
pandowdy
pands
pandura
panduras
pandurate
pandurate leaf
panduriform (current term)
panduriform leaf
pandy
pandybat
pandybats
pandying
pandæmonism
pane
paned
paneer
paneers
panegoism
panegyric
panegyrical

Literary usage of Panduriform

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1. Botanical Commentaries by Jonathan Stokes (1830)
"... the lower sinus filled by the rostellum, blackish rufous, granular; granules rather large. Cotyledons flat, transversely panduriform, ..."

2. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"1 Sandy woods. NJ to Car. July. Tj.—Stem twining, round. Leaves smooth and shining on both sides. Berry black. panduriform- ..."

3. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1886)
"... the earlier oblong or sub- cordate, or emarginate at both ends, either entire or panduriform or 3-lobed ; the others sometimes linear, sometimes deeply ..."

4. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray (1878)
"... the earlier oblong or sub- cordate, or emarginate at both ends, either entire or panduriform or 3-lobed ; the others sometimes linear, sometimes deeply ..."

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