branchiform [brang-kuh-fawrm] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. shaped like a gill.

Origin of branchiform First recorded in 1835–45; branchi- + -form Examples from the Web for branchiform Historical Examples of branchiform

  • Spiracles; Respiratory plates; and branchiform and other pneumatic appendages.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)

    William Kirby

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