Definition of Amygdaloidal

1. Adjective. Shaped like an almond.

Exact synonyms: Almond-shaped, Amygdaliform, Amygdaloid
Similar to: Rounded

Definition of Amygdaloidal

1. Adjective. Shaped like an almond ¹

2. Adjective. Of, like or pertaining to, the amygdaloid mineral. ¹

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Definition of Amygdaloidal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amygdaloidal

amygdalic acid
amygdalin beta(1-6)glucosidase
amygdaloid body
amygdaloid complex
amygdaloid fossa
amygdaloid nucleus
amygdaloid tubercle
amygdaloidal (current term)
amyl alcohol
amyl hydrate
amyl nitrate
amyl nitrite
amyl valerate

Literary usage of Amygdaloidal

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1. Geology of the Transvaal / by G.A.F. Molengraaff ; Translated from French by by Gustaaf Adolf Frederik Molengraaff (1904)
"In the south-west of the Transvaal, where the bedding of the South African Primary System is nearly horizontal, these amygdaloidal diabases stretch over a ..."

2. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"Vesicular and amygdaloidal Structures.—Vesicular structure is characteristic of extrusive sheets, but it may sometimes be found in rocks which were injected ..."

3. The Ancient Volcanoes of Great Britain by Archibald Geikie (1897)
"... character of these rocks and their alternations of compact, columnar, amorphous and amygdaloidal beds are here strikingly seen. ..."

4. North American Geology and Palæontology for the Use of Amateurs, Students by Samuel Almond Miller (1889)
"in the Gaspe series, and in cavities of an amygdaloidal greenstone at Tar Point, which has hardened in some instances to the consistency of pitch, ..."

5. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... nodules and géodes in amygdaloidal lavas. Algerian A. is a calcareous stalagmite. 2. A small printing type. Agave. ..."

6. An Account of the Basalts of Saxony: With Observations on the Origin of by Jean François Aubuisson de Voissins, Patrick Neill (1814)
"In the amygdaloidal structure, on the contrary, the form of the grains is either spherical, or at least rounded ; the cells are often empty; sometimes the ..."

7. Elementary Geology by Ralph Stockman Tarr (1903)
"Porous lava, on right, and amygdaloidal rock, on left. before they cease moving, there may be some minerals already formed, especially the porphyritic ..."

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