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adjectiveAnatomy Botany Zoology
Resembling a paintbrush; of the form or nature of a penicillus.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Hooper (1773–1835), physician and medical writer. From post-classical Latin and scientific Latin penicilliformis from classical Latin pēnicillus + -formis.
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