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Meaning of ooid by Wiktionary Dictionary

ooid


    surface of an ooid-rich limestone

    Etymology

    oo- + -id

    Noun

    ooid ( plural: ooids )

    1. ( geology ) A small calcium carbonate or iron coated grain found on the seafloor .

    Synonyms

    Derived terms

    • ooidal

    External links

    • Ooid on Wikipedia .

    See also

    Adjective

    ooid ( comparative more ooid, superlative most ooid )

    1. Shaped like an egg; ovoid; ovate.