Definition of peltiform in English:

peltiform

adjective

Botany
  • Having the form of a pelta; especially flattened, typically discoid, and attached at or near the centre.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From pelti- + -form.

Pronunciation

peltiform

/ˈpɛltɪfɔːm/