spiroid

[ spahy-roid ]
/ ˈspaɪ rɔɪd /

adjective

more or less spiral; resembling a spiral.

Origin of spiroid

1840–50; < New Latin spīroīdēs < Greek speiroeidḗs. See spiro-2, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for spiroid

spiroid

/ (ˈspaɪrɔɪd) /

adjective

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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