Thyrsoid
Thyrsoid Thyr"soid (th[~e]r"soid), Thyrsoidal Thyr*soid"al (th[~e]r*soid"al), a. [Gr. ?; ? thyrsus + e'i^dos form, shape: cf. F. thyrso["i]de.] Having somewhat the form of a thyrsus. [1913 Webster]

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  • thyrsoid — ˈthərˌsȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin thyrsus + English oid : having somewhat the form of a thyrse a thyrsoid panicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • thyrsoid — /therr soyd/, adj. Bot. having somewhat the form of a thyrsus. Also, thyrsoidal. [1820 30; < Gk thyrsoeidés thyrsuslike. See THYRSUS, OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • thyrsoid — thyr·soid …   English syllables

  • thyrsoid — /ˈθɜsɔɪd/ (say thersoyd) adjective having somewhat the form of a thyrsus. Also, thyrsoidal /θɜˈsɔɪdl/ (say ther soydl). {Greek thyrsoeidēs thyrsus like} …   Australian English dictionary

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