Definition of Saccharoidal

1. Adjective. Having a texture similar to that of granulated sugar. Used of rocks and minerals. ¹



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Definition of Saccharoidal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saccharoidal

saccharine
saccharinic
saccharinic acid
saccharinities
saccharinity
saccharins
saccharize
saccharized
saccharizes
saccharizing
saccharo-
saccharogen
saccharogen amylase
saccharogenic
saccharoid
saccharoidal (current term)
saccharolipid
saccharolipids
saccharolytic
saccharometabolic
saccharometabolism
saccharometer
saccharometers
saccharometry
saccharomyces cerevisiae
saccharomycete
saccharomycetes
saccharomycopsis
saccharomycosis
saccharonate

Literary usage of Saccharoidal

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1. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1904)
"First, or saccharoidal, Sandstone, 80 to 125 feet. ... The saccharoidal sandstone is well exposed for two miles along the Mississippi at and near Crystal ..."

2. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1904)
"First, or saccharoidal, Sandstone, 80 to 125 feet. Second Magnesian limestone, 150 to 230 feet. Second Sandstone, 70 feet. Third Magnesian limestone ..."

3. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist (1880)
"F. A peculiar saccharoidal quartz-schist is found in the Commonwealth and Eagle Mine series, associated with clay and carbonaceous slates; ..."

4. First[-fifth] Report of Progress of the Geological Survey of Missouri by George Clinton Swallow, Abram Litton, Benjamin Franklin Shumard, Frederick Hawn (1855)
"F. w—saccharoidal SANDSTONE. This sandstone exhibits all of its peculiar and interesting features in the county, under consideration. ..."

5. Americanized Encyclopaedia Britannica: Rev. and Amended A Dictionary of Arts (1890)
"The purest varieties of this stone are of snow-white color and of fine saccharoidal texture. Perhaps the most generally useful marbles yielded by the ..."

6. Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Arkansas by Geological Survey of Arkansas (1894)
"*The saccharoidal sandstone here described appears to he one of several very ... For example, a saccharoidal sandstone outcrops on the road down Butler ..."

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