from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Rod-shaped.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Shaped like a bacillus; rod-shaped
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. shaped like a rod.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rod-shaped; straight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. formed like a bacillus
Latin baculum, stick; see bak- in Indo-European roots + -form.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin baculum ("staff") + -form (Wiktionary)