cassideous

\\kəˈsidēəs, ka-\ adjective
Etymology: Latin cassid-, cassis helmet + English -eous
botany : shaped like a helmet

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Cassideous — Cas*sid e*ous, a. [L. Cassis helmet.] (Bot.) Helmet shaped; applied to a corolla having a broad, helmet shaped upper petal, as in aconite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cassideous — helmet shaped Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cassideous — cas·sid·e·ous …   English syllables

  • cassideous —   a. helmet shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

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