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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the form of anything that serves to shade, such as a treetop or especially an umbrella.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the form of anything that serves to shade, as a tree top, an umbrella, and the like; specifically (Bot.), having the form of an umbrella; umbrella-shaped.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the general form of an umbrella, as a mushroom. See cut under Agaricus.

Etymologies

Latin umbraculum anything that furnishes shade, a bower, umbrella (diminutive of umbra a shade) + -form. (Wiktionary)

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