from The American HeritageĀ® 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 baculumĀ ("staff") + -form (Wiktionary)


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