from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the shape of a chela; pincerlike.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the form of a chela
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a movable joint or finger closing against a preceding joint or a projecting part of it, so that the whole may be used for grasping, as the claw of a crab; pincherlike.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the form of a chela, cheliped, or chelicera; like the great claw of a lobster or crab; pincer-like.
Ancient Greek χηλή (khēlē, "jawbone") + -form (Wiktionary)