What does placoid mean?

Definitions for placoidˈplæk ɔɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. placoid, platelike(adj)

    as the hard flattened scales of e.g. sharks

Wiktionary

  1. placoid(Noun)

    Any fish having placoid scales, such as the sharks.

  2. placoid(Adjective)

    platelike; having irregular, platelike, bony scales, often bearing spines; pertaining to the placoids.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Placoid(adj)

    platelike; having irregular, platelike, bony scales, often bearing spines; pertaining to the placoids

  2. Placoid(noun)

    any fish having placoid scales, as the sharks

  3. Placoid(noun)

    one of the Placoides

  4. Origin: [Gr. pla`x, plako`s, a tablet + -oid.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Placoid

    plak′oid, adj. plate-like.—Placoid fishes, an order of fishes having placoid scales, irregular plates of hard bone, not imbricated, but placed near together in the skin. [Gr. plax, plakos, anything flat and broad, eidos, form.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of placoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of placoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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