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/ ˈspaɪ rɔɪd /
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more or less spiral; resembling a spiral.
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British Dictionary definitions for spiroid
/ (ˈspaɪrɔɪd) /
resembling a spiral or displaying a spiral form
Word Origin for spiroid
C19: from New Latin spīroīdēs, from Greek speiroeidēs, from speira a coil
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