Definitions for falciformˈfæl səˌfɔrm

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word falciform

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fal•ci•formˈfæl səˌfɔrm(adj.)

  1. sickle-shaped; falcate.

    Category: Botany

Origin of falciform:

1760–70; < L falc-, s. of falx sickle +I-+ -form

Princeton's WordNet

  1. falcate, falciform, sickle-shaped(adj)

    curved like a sickle

    "a falcate leaf"; "falcate claws"; "the falcate moon"


  1. falciform(Adjective)


  2. Origin: From (stem of falx) + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Falciform(adj)

    having the shape of a scithe or sickle; resembling a reaping hook; as, the falciform ligatment of the liver


Find a translation for the falciform definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these falciform definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"falciform." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 17 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for falciform?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for falciform: