Definition of Botryoid

1. Adjective. Resembling a cluster of grapes in form.

Exact synonyms: Botryoidal, Boytrose
Partainyms: Grape, Grape, Grape



Definition of Botryoid

1. a. Having the form of a bunch of grapes; like a cluster of grapes, as a mineral presenting an aggregation of small spherical or spheroidal prominences.

Definition of Botryoid

1. Noun. (botany) A determinate inflorescence, similar to a raceme, taking the form of flowers arrange alongside an axis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Botryoid

1. resembling a cluster of grapes [adj]

Medical Definition of Botryoid

1. Having numerous rounded protuberances resembling a bunch of grapes. Synonym: staphyline, uviform. Origin: G. Botryoeides, like a bunch of grapes (botrys) (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Botryoid

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botos
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botropase
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botryoid (current term)
botryoid odontogenic cyst
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botrytises
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Literary usage of Botryoid

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1. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1905)
"... the branches of the first and succeeding orders being botryoid, such as the compound umbel, panicle, or spike. ..."

2. A System of Mineralogy: Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries: Including by James Dwight Dana (1854)
"Smithsonite, 5 VI ; mas botryoid ; p'ly, vit ; wh, gyh, gnh, bnh ; BB fumes of zinc ; JZn, ß, 447. a. Very distinctly foliated or ..."

3. Transactions by Panama Pacific Dental Congress, Australasian Medical Congress (1907)
"It may be permitted me to interpolate here the mention of an excellent example of the well-known " botryoid " liver, which is the untreated outcome of gumma ..."

4. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"botryoid, bot'-ri-oid. Shaped like a bunch of grapes. ... A disease characterized by the formation in the lungs of botryoid nodules. ..."

5. Philosophical Transactions by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1801)
"... are very often united, as in that kind of iron ore which is called cluster, botryoid, or kidney hematites. Sometimes the surface of the ..."

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