Fluoroid Flu"or*oid, n. [Fluor + -oid.] (Crystallog.) A tetrahexahedron; -- so called because it is a common form of fluorite. [1913 Webster]

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  • fluoroid — ˈflu̇(ə)ˌrȯid, ˈflōrˌȯid, ˈflȯˌrȯid noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary fluor + oid : tetrahexahedron * * * fluoroid Cryst. (ˈfluːərɔɪd) [f. fluor + …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluoroid — flu·o·roid …   English syllables

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