What does xiphoid mean?

Definitions for xiphoidˈzɪf ɔɪd

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  1. xiphoid(Adjective)

    Shaped like a sword, ensiform.

  2. xiphoid(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the xiphisternum.

  3. Origin: From ξιφοειδής.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Xiphoid(adj)

    like a sword; ensiform

  2. Xiphoid(adj)

    of or pertaining to the xiphoid process; xiphoidian

  3. Origin: [Gr. xifoeidh`s sword-shaped; xi`fos a sword + e`i^dos form, shape: cf. F. xiphoide.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Xiphoid

    zif′oid, adj. resembling the sword-fish.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of xiphoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of xiphoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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