Botryoid



having the form of a bunch of grapes:
botryoidal hematite.
adjective
(of minerals, parts of plants, etc) shaped like a bunch of grapes
botryoidal
(bŏt’rē-oid’l)
Shaped like a bunch of grapes. Certain minerals and parts of organisms can be botryoidal.

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