Definition of pocilliform in US English:

pocilliform

adjective

Zoology
rare
  • Shaped like a small cup.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in James Parkinson (1755–1824), surgeon and palaeontologist. From classical Latin pōcillum pocill + -iform.

Pronunciation

pocilliform

/pəʊˈsɪlɪfɔːm/