botryoidal

adjective
bot·​ry·​oi·​dal | \ ˌbä-trē-ˈȯi-dᵊl How to pronounce botryoidal (audio) \

Definition of botryoidal

: having the form of a bunch of grapes botryoidal garnets

First Known Use of botryoidal

1748, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for botryoidal

Greek botryoeidēs, from botrys bunch of grapes

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“Botryoidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/botryoidal. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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