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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ensiform  \En"si*form\,  a.  [L.  ensis  sword  +  -form:  cf  F. 
  ensiforme.] 
  Having  the  form  of  a  sword  blade;  sword-shaped;  as  an 
  ensiform  leaf. 
 
  {Ensiform  cartilage},  &  {Ensiform  process}.  (Anat.)  See 
  {Xiphisternum}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ensiform 
  adj  :  shaped  like  a  sword  blade;  "the  iris  has  an  ensiform  leaf" 
  [syn:  {sword-shaped},  {swordlike},  {bladelike}] 




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