trochal

[ troh-kuhl ]
/ ˈtroʊ kəl /

adjective Zoology.

resembling a wheel.

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Origin of trochal

1835–45; <Greek troch(ós) wheel + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM trochal

pre·tro·chal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for trochal

trochal
/ (ˈtrəʊkəl) /

adjective

zoology shaped like a wheelthe trochal disc of a rotifer

Word Origin for trochal

C19: from Greek trokhos wheel
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