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astroid

[ as-troid ]
/ ˈæs trɔɪd /
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noun Geometry.

a hypocycloid with four cusps.

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British Dictionary definitions for astroid

astroid
/ (ˈæstrɔɪd) /

noun

maths a hypocycloid having four cusps
C19: from astro- + -oid
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