ficoid

1 of 2

adjective

fi·​coid
ˈfīˌkȯid
1
: resembling a fig or a plant of the genus Ficus
2
[New Latin Ficoideae] : of or relating to the Aizoaceae

ficoid

2 of 2

noun

"
variants or less commonly ficoidal
(ˌ)fī¦kȯidᵊl
plural -s
: a plant of the family Aizoaceae

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin Ficus + English -oid

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near ficoid

Cite this Entry

“Ficoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ficoid. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!