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Line breaks: an¦guilli|form
Pronunciation: /aŋˈɡwɪlɪfɔːm/

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Definition of anguilliform in English:


1Shaped like or resembling an eel: a suitably anguilliform entrance
1.1 Zoology Relating to a large order of fishes (Anguilliformes) that comprises the eels.


late 17th century: from Latin anguilla 'eel' + -iform.

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