Cochleate, cochleated, cochlean, cochleariform, cochleous, spiral, spiry, screw-shaped.

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  • Cochleary — Coch le*a*ry, a. [L. cochlearum penfor snails (meaning formerly given, snail shell). See {Cjchlea}.] Same as {Cochleate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cochleary — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wreathy — Wreath y, a. Wreathed; twisted; curled; spiral; also, full of wreaths. Wreathy spires, and cochleary turnings about. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cochleate — a.; (also cochleated) Spiral. See cochleary …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • helical — a. Spiral, winding, cochleary, cochleated, screw shaped …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • screw-shaped — a. Cochleary, cochleated, spiral, helical, winding …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spiry — a. 1. Winding, wreathed, curled, spiral, helical, cochleary, cochleated, screw shaped. 2. Pyramidal, tapering …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spiral — I. a. Winding (like the thread of a screw), cochleary, cochleated, spiry, helical, screw shaped. II. n. Helix, worm …   New dictionary of synonyms

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