Scleroid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Scleroid (Bot) Having a hard texture, as nutshells.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • scleroid In botany, having a hard texture, as the shells of nuts.
    • scleroid In zoology, hard, as a sclere or sclerite; seleritic; sclerous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Scleroid hard, scleritic
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. ; sklhro`s hard + e'i^dos form
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. skl─ôros, hard.

Usage

In literature:

Associated Words: scleroid, enucleate, enucleation, inenucleable.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
It is distinguished by some writers as nematoid, fibrous, hymenoid, scleroid or tuberculous, and malacoid.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
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