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thyrsoid

or thyr·soi·dal

[ thur-soid ]
/ ˈθɜr sɔɪd /
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adjective Botany.
having somewhat the form of a thyrsus.
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Origin of thyrsoid

First recorded in 1820–30, thyrsoid is from the Greek word thyrsoeidḗs thyrsuslike. See thyrsus, -oid
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