Definition of canaliform in English:

canaliform

adjective

Zoology
  • Resembling or having the form of a canal.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From post-classical Latin canaliformis from classical Latin canālis + -formis.

Pronunciation

canaliform

/kəˈnalɪfɔːm/