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 (dō-lăb′rə-fôrm′) also do·lab·rate (-rāt′)
adj. Biology
Having the shape of the head of an axe.

[Latin dolābra, pickaxe (from dolāre, to hew) + -form.]


(dəʊˈlæbrɪˌfɔːm) or


(Biology) biology shaped like a hatchet or axe head
[C18: from Latin dolābra pickaxe]


(doʊˈlæb rəˌfɔrm)

shaped like an ax head, as certain leaves.
[1745–55; < Latin dolābr(a) mattock, pickax + -i- + -form]
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Adj.1.dolabriform - having the shape of the head of an ax or cleaver
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
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