Meaning of AMYGDALOID in English

/euh mig"deuh loyd'/ , n. Petrol.

1. a volcanic rock in which rounded cavities formed by the expansion of gas or steam have later become filled with deposits of various minerals.

adj. Also, amygdaloidal .

2. (of rocks) containing amygdules.

3. almond-shaped.

4. Anat. of or pertaining to an amygdala.

[ 1785-95; amygdal ( a ) ALMOND + -OID ]

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