Definition of modioliform in English:

modioliform

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or belonging to the genus Modiolus of horse mussels; characteristic of or resembling a horse mussel.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin modioliformis from classical Latin modiolus + -formis.

Pronunciation

modioliform

/məˈdʌɪəlɪfɔːm/ /mɒˈdʌɪəlɪfɔːm/