from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. tough and flexible like a cord

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling a cord in toughness and flexibility, as the roots of some endogenous trees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling a cord or cable; rope-shaped; funicular: applied to the tough, cord-like roots of some arborescent endogens.


Latin funis rope + -form. (Wiktionary)


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