ooid

adjective
\ ˈōˌȯid \
variants: or ooidal \ (ˈ)ō¦ȯidᵊl \

Definition of ooid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: shaped like an egg

ooid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of ooid (Entry 2 of 2)

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

History and Etymology for ooid

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 5 Oct. 2022.

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