Definition of cultriform in US English:

cultriform

adjective

Zoology
  • Shaped like a knife or ploughshare; = cultrate.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From post-classical Latin cultriformis from classical Latin cultr-, culter knife + -formis.

Pronunciation

cultriform

/ˈkʌltrɪfɔːm/