\\-brəˌfȯrm\ adjective
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary colubr- (from Latin colubr-, coluber) + -iform
: being or resembling a colubrine snake

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  • colubriform — shaped like a snake Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • colubriform — co·lu·bri·form …   English syllables

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