[ al-goid ]
/ ˈæl gɔɪd /
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby algoid
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Example sentences from the Web for algoid
Sometimes biciliated minute cells are found; without any doubt they are zoospores derived from any algoid or fungoid species.
The pelican nests are slight depressions in the sand, some of them softened with an algoid matting.The New North|Agnes Deans Cameron
British Dictionary definitions for algoid
/ (ˈælɡɔɪd) /
resembling or relating to algae
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