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OTHER WORDS FROM botryoidalbot·ry·oi·dal·ly, adverb
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It is never found as crystals, but always as encrusting and botryoidal masses with a microcrystalline structure.
A fibrous variety with a botryoidal or globular surface is known as botryolite.
At Arendal in Norway, the original locality for both the crystallized and botryoidal varieties, it is found in a bed of magnetite.
These shells occur at Hartlepool and Sunderland, where the rock assumes an oolitic and botryoidal character.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
Our decks became dry, and studded with botryoidal lumps of dirty foot-trodden ice.Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack|Elisha Kent Kane