noun lac·moid \ˈlakˌmȯid\
variants: less commonly



Definition of lacmoid



  1. :  a violet-blue dye resembling litmus that is made by the action of nitrites on resorcinol and is used as an indicator in titration

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Origin and Etymology of lacmoid

lacmoid, International Scientific Vocabulary lacm- (from lacmus) + -oid; probably originally formed as German lakmoid; lackmoid, alteration of lacmoid

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a brief usually trivial fact

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