Definition of pelviform in US English:

pelviform

adjective

Botany
  • Shaped like a basin.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Richard Brookes (fl. 1721–1763), physician and author. From post-classical Latin pelviformis from classical Latin pēlvis shallow bowl or basin + -formis.

Pronunciation

pelviform

/ˈpɛlvɪfɔːm/