follow Dictionary.com

Write a Super Short Story to win an iPod!

keratoid

[ker-uh-toid] /ˈkɛr əˌtɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling horn; horny.
2.
resembling corneal tissue.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Greek keratoeidḗs hornlike. See kerat-, -oid
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for more keratoid

keratoid

/ˈkɛrəˌtɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling horn; horny
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
more keratoid in Medicine

keratoid ker·a·toid (kěr'ə-toid')
adj.

  1. Horny.

  2. Resembling corneal tissue.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for keratoid

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for more

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends