Definition of -oid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: something resembling a (specified) object or having a (specified) quality globoid

Definition of -oid (Entry 2 of 2)

: resembling : having the form or appearance of petaloid

History and Etymology for -oid

Adjective suffix

Latin -oïdes, from Greek -oeidēs, from -o- + eidos appearance, form — more at wise

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