botryose

botryose

[bo-tree-ohs]
adjective
1.
Mineralogy, botryoidal.

Origin:
< Greek bótry(s) bunch of grapes + -ose1

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botryoidal or botryose (ˌbɒtrɪˈɔɪdəl, ˈbɒtrɪˌəʊs, -ˌəʊz)
 
adj
(of minerals, parts of plants, etc) shaped like a bunch of grapes
 
[C18: from Greek botruoeidēs, from botrus cluster of grapes; see -oid]
 
botryose or botryose
 
adj
 
[C18: from Greek botruoeidēs, from botrus cluster of grapes; see -oid]

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