al·​goid | \ ˈal-ˌgȯid \

Definition of algoid

: of the nature of or resembling an alga

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First Known Use of algoid

1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for algoid

International Scientific Vocabulary alga + -oid

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“Algoid.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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