Meaning of remiform in English:

remiform

Pronunciation /ˈrɛmɪfɔːm/

adjective

  • Shaped like an oar.

    Chiefly in scientific contexts.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Schomburgk (1804–1865), surveyor and traveller. From classical Latin rēmi-, combining form (in e.g. rēmipedus) of rēmus oar + -form.