Definition of Botryoidal

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

Exact synonyms: Botryoid, Boytrose
Partainyms: Grape, Grape, Grape



Definition of Botryoidal

1. Adjective. (mostly mineralogy) Having the form of a bunch of grapes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Botryoidal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Botryoidal

botnet
botnets
boto
botocudos
botone
botonee
botonnee
botonny
botos
botrocetin
botropase
botryogen
botryoid
botryoid odontogenic cyst
botryoidal (current term)
botryolite
botryomycosis
botryomycotic
botryose
botrytis
botrytises
botrytize
botrytized
bots
botswana
bott
bottarga
botte
botted

Literary usage of Botryoidal

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1. A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837)
"botryoidal ; when there is a tendency to radiation from a centre, ... Mammillary ; resembles the botryoidal, but is composed of larger prominences. ..."

2. A System of Mineralogy: Descriptive Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent by James Dwight Dana, George Jarvis Brush, Edward Salisbury Dana (1885)
"Also botryoidal and globular, having a columnar structure ; also divergent and radiating ; also massive, granular to compact. 363 3.-7 Isle Royale. ..."

3. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1880)
"botryoidal tissue (so-called hepatic tissue).—I have now to notice another development of the vaso-fibrous tissue, the characters of which are such as to ..."

4. A Student's Text-book of Zoology by Adam Sedgwick, Joseph Jackson Lister, Arthur Everett Shipley (1898)
"These botryoidal vessels contain a red fluid, and constitute a tubular network lying between the ... In places they are swollen into the botryoidal sinuses, ..."

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