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anthracoid

[ an-thruh-koid ]
/ ˈæn θrəˌkɔɪd /
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adjective
resembling anthrax.
resembling coal or charcoal; carbonlike.
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Origin of anthracoid

First recorded in 1880–85; anthrac- + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for anthracoid

anthracoid
/ (ˈænθrəˌkɔɪd) /

adjective
resembling anthrax
resembling carbon, coal, or charcoal
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Medical definitions for anthracoid

anthracoid
[ ănthrə-koid′ ]

adj.
Characteristic of or resembling a carbuncle or cutaneous anthrax.
Resembling anthrax.
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