psalloid

adjective psal·loid \ˈsaˌlȯid\
variants: less commonly

psaloid

\ˈsaˌlȯid\

Definition of psalloid

  1. :  of, relating to, or constituting the fornix (see fornix 1c)

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Origin and Etymology of psalloid

New Latin psalloides, from Greek psallein to play upon a stringed instrument + Latin -oides -oid; from the lines on the fornix suggesting strings


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