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Meaning of RHOMBOID

Pronunciation:  'râmboyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any of several muscles of the upper back that help move the shoulder blade
  2. [n]  a parallelogram with adjacent sides of unequal lengths; an oblique-angled parallelogram with only the opposite sides equal
  3. [adj]  shaped like a rhombus or rhomboid; "rhomboidal shapes"
 

RHOMBOID is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: rhomboid muscle, rhomboidal
 
 See Also: greater rhomboid muscle, lesser rhomboid muscle, musculus rhomboideus major, musculus rhomboideus minor, parallelogram, rhomboid minor muscle, rhomboideus major muscle, skeletal muscle

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rhom"boid\ (r[o^]m"boid), n. [Gr. ??? rhomboidal; ???
    rhomb + e'i^dos shape: cf. F. rhombo["i]de.] (Geom.)
    An oblique-angled parallelogram like a rhomb, but having only
    the opposite sides equal, the length and with being
    different.
    
    
  2. \Rhom"boid\ (r[o^]m"boid), a.
    Same as {Rhomboidal}.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Quadangular, with the lateral angles obtuse.
 

 

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