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variants or ooidal
: shaped like an egg


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plural -s
: one of the individual spherical concretionary bodies that characterize an oolite

Word History


Adjective and Noun

Greek ōioeidēs, from ōi- o- + -eidēs -oid

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“Ooid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ooid. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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