anthracoid

anthracoid

[an-thruh-koid]
adjective
1.
resembling anthrax.
2.
resembling coal or charcoal; carbonlike.

Origin:
1880–85; anthrac- + -oid

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anthracoid (ˈænθrəˌkɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  resembling anthrax
2.  resembling carbon, coal, or charcoal

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anthracoid an·thra·coid (ān'thrə-koid')
adj.

  1. Characterisitic of or resembling a carbuncle or cutaneous anthrax.

  2. Resembling anthrax.

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