Word of the Day – Funiliform

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Funiliform (adj) (rare)

few-nil-i-form

Resembling a rope or cord.

scientific Latin funiliformis (1815 or earlier), from post-classical Latin form *funīlis , adjective.

Example sentences

“It’s been observed that the succulent plants have funiliform roots.”

Word of the Day – Intrinsic

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Intrinsic (adj)

in-trin-zik

Belonging naturally; essential.

Late 15th century (in the general sense ‘interior, inner’): from French intrinsèque, from late Latin intrinsecus, from the earlier adverb intrinsecus ‘inwardly, inwards’.

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