having the form of a bunch of grapes:
(of minerals, parts of plants, etc) shaped like a bunch of grapes
Shaped like a bunch of grapes. Certain minerals and parts of organisms can be botryoidal.
having the form of a bunch of grapes: botryoidal hematite. Historical Examples A Manual of Elementary Geology Charles Lyell. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3 Various Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack Elisha Kent Kane Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9 Various […]
a disease of horses and other domestic animals, often occurring after castration, usually caused by Staphylococcus aureus and characterized by the formation of granulomatous masses.
Mineralogy, botryoidal. racemose.