belonoid

adjective

bel·​o·​noid
ˈbe-lə-ˌnȯid
: needlelike in shape : styloid

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin belonoides, borrowed from Greek belonoeidḗs, from belónē "needle" + -oeidēs -oid entry 2

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“Belonoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belonoid. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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