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botryose

[bo-tree-ohs] /ˈbɒ triˌoʊs/
adjective
1.
Mineralogy, botryoidal.
2.
Origin
< Greek bótry(s) bunch of grapes + -ose1
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botryoidal

/ˌbɒtrɪˈɔɪdəl/
adjective
1.
(of minerals, parts of plants, etc) shaped like a bunch of grapes
Word Origin
C18: from Greek botruoeidēs, from botrus cluster of grapes; see -oid
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