penniform pen·ni·form (pěn’ə-fôrm’)
Shaped like or resembling a feather.
- Pennies from heaven
Unexpected good fortune, a windfall, as in They sent back our check—pennies from heaven. This expression may have originated with a song and motion picture so named (1936), popularized by Bing Crosby.
[pen-i-lis] /ˈpɛn ɪ lɪs/ adjective 1. without any money whatsoever; totally impoverished; destitute. /ˈpɛnɪlɪs/ adjective 1. very poor; almost totally without money adj. “destitute,” early 14c., penyles, from penny + -less.
/pɪˈnɪlɪən/ noun 1. a variant spelling of penillion
[pen-ahyn] /ˈpɛn aɪn/ plural noun 1. a mountain range on the border between Switzerland and Italy: part of the Alps. Highest peak, Monte Rosa, 15,217 feet (4640 meters). /ˈpɛnaɪn/ plural noun 1. a range of the Alps between Switzerland and Italy. Highest peak: Monte Rosa, 4634 m (15 204 ft)