Definition of labriform in English:

labriform

adjective

  • 1Zoology and Botany. Resembling or having the form of a labrum or lip.

  • 2Zoology. Characteristic of or resembling a labrid fish; specifically relating to or designating locomotion by means of a paddling motion of the pectoral fins.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. From labrum + -iform.

Pronunciation

labriform

/ˈlabrɪfɔːm//ˈleɪbrɪfɔːm/