[jee-ohd] /ˈdʒi oʊd/
a hollow concretionary or nodular stone often lined with crystals.
the hollow or cavity of this.
any similar formation.
a cavity, usually lined with crystals, within a rock mass or nodule
rounded stone with a hollow center lined with crystals, 1670s, from French géode, from Latin geodes, from Greek geodes “earthy, earth-like,” from ge “earth” (Homeric gaia; see Gaia) + -oides, adjective suffix, “characterized by.” Perhaps so called in reference to the “earthy” minerals inside.
geode ge·ode (jē’ōd’)
A cystlike space with or without an epithelial lining, usually observed in subarticular bone in arthritic disorders.
A small, hollow, usually rounded rock lined on the inside with inward-pointing crystals. Geodes form when mineral-rich water entering a cavity in a rock undergoes a sudden change in pressure or temperature, causing crystals to form from the solution and line the cavity’s walls.
/ˌdʒiːəʊdɛməˈɡræfɪks/ plural noun 1. (functioning as sing) the study and grouping of the people in a geographical area according to socioeconomic criteria, esp for market research
genospecies ge·no·spe·cies (jē’nə-spē’shēz, -sēz, jěn’ə-) pl.n. A group of organisms that can interbreed.
noun a fear of sexual relations Word Origin Greek genos ‘offspring’
[jee-uh-det-ik] /ˌdʒi əˈdɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to . 2. . /ˌdʒiːəʊˈdɛtɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to geodesy 2. another word for geodesic geodesy (jē-ŏd’ĭ-sē) The scientific study of the size and shape of the Earth, its field of gravity, and such varying phenomena as the motion of the magnetic poles and the tides. […]