-iformes

bio aff. a combining form used in taxonomic names of animals, esp. orders of birds and fish, meaning “having the form of”:
Beryciformes; Passeriformes[/ex]
Etymology: < NL, pl. of -iformis; see -i-, -form

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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