Discous Disc"ous, a. [L. discus disk. See {Disk}.] Disklike; discoid. [1913 Webster]

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  • discous — dis·cous …   English syllables

  • discous — ˈdiskəs adjective Etymology: disc + ous : discoid 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Breadth — (Roget s Thesaurus) Thickness < N PARAG:Breadth >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 breadth breadth width latitude amplitude Sgm: N 1 diameter diameter bore caliber radius Sgm: N 1 superficial extent superficial extent &c.(space) 18 …   English dictionary for students

  • discoid — adj. [Gr. diskos, circular plate; eidos, form] 1. Flat and circular; disc like; disciform; discous. 2. (MOLLUSCA) Certain univalve shells with whorls coiled in one plane …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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