American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Shaped like a turnip: napiform roots.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the shape of a turnip—that is, enlarged in the upper part and slender below: as, a napiform root.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Turnip-shaped; large and round in the upper part, and very slender below.
- From Latin nāpus ("turnip") + -form (Wiktionary)
- Latin nāpus, turnip + -form. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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