belonoid


belonoid
shaped like a needle

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • belonoid — adj. [Gr. belone, needle; eidos, form] Needle like in shape …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • belonoid — /bel euh noyd /, adj. needlelike; styloid. [ < Gk belonoeidés, equiv. to belón(e) needle (akin to bélos arrow, dart) + oeides OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • belonoid — adjective Shaped like a needle …   Wiktionary

  • belonoid — bel·o·noid (belґo noid) [Gr. belonē needle + oid] needle shaped; styloid …   Medical dictionary

  • belonoid — bel·o·noid …   English syllables

  • belonoid —   a. needle shaped …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • belonoid — ˈbeləˌnȯid adjective Etymology: Greek belonoeidēs, from belonē needle + eidēs oid : needlelike in shape : styloid * * * /bel euh noyd /, adj. needlelike; styloid. [ < Gk belonoeidés, equiv. to belón(e) needle (akin to bélos arrow, d …   Useful english dictionary

  • styloid — adj. [Gr. stylos, pillar; eidos, like] Long and slender; belonoid; aciform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary


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