Pelecoid
Pelecoid Pel"e*coid, n. [Gr. ? a hatchet + -oid.] (Geom.) A figure, somewhat hatched-shaped, bounded by a semicircle and two inverted quadrants, and equal in area to the square ABCD inclosed by the chords of the four quadrants. [Written also {pelicoid}.] --Math. Dict. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pelecoid — shaped like a hatchet; a hatchet shaped geometrical figure Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pelecoid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pelicoid — Pelecoid Pel e*coid, n. [Gr. ? a hatchet + oid.] (Geom.) A figure, somewhat hatched shaped, bounded by a semicircle and two inverted quadrants, and equal in area to the square ABCD inclosed by the chords of the four quadrants. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pelicoid — Pel i*coid, n. See {Pelecoid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • pelicoid — variant of pelecoid …   Useful english dictionary

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