Pelecoid

Pelecoid

Pel"e*coid\, n. [Gr. ? a hatchet + -oid.] (Geom.) A figure, somewhat hatched-shaped, bounded by a semicircle and two inverted quadrants, and equal in area to the square ABCD inclosed by the chords of the four quadrants. [Written also pelicoid.] --Math. Dict.
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