from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Flat and rounded in shape; discoid: disciform fungi.
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- adj. Having a flat, rounded shape.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Discoid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling a disk or quoit in shape; discoidal
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a round or oval shape like a disc
Simultaneous with the burst of colors, the human witness would have seen the emergence of an astronomical number of atoms in the form of a rotating, black disciform concretion.
The style is longer than usual, is straight and erect; the broad, disciform stigma therefore faces upwards; it is oval and symmetrical, and a light groove across its middle shows it to be dimerous.