Definition of -oid in English:

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Forming adjectives and nouns:
1 Zoology Denoting an animal belonging to a higher taxon with a name ending in -oidea: hominoid percoid
2Denoting form or resemblance: asteroid rhomboid


From modern Latin -oides, from Greek -oeidēs; related to eidos 'form'.

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Syllabification: -oid

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