Definition of pulviniform in English:

pulviniform

adjective

Mycology Botany
  • Resembling a cushion in shape; bulging, convex; = pulvinate.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Annals and Magazine of Natural History. From classical Latin pulvīnus cushion + -iform; originally after French pulviniforme.

Pronunciation

pulviniform

/pʌlˈvɪnɪfɔːm/