[ih-lip-soid-l, el-ip-, ee-lip-]


pertaining to or having the form of an ellipsoid.

Nearby words

  1. ellipse,
  2. ellipsis,
  3. ellipsograph,
  4. ellipsoid,
  5. ellipsoid of revolution,
  6. ellipsoidal joint,
  7. ellipsometer,
  8. ellipt,
  9. elliptic,
  10. elliptic function

Origin of ellipsoidal

First recorded in 1825–35; ellipsoid + -al1

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