Pel"e*coid (?), n. [Gr. a hatchet + -oid.] Geom.

A figure, somewhat hatched-shaped, bounded by a semicircle and two inverted quadrants, and equal in area to the square ABCD inclosed by the chords of the four quadrants.

[Written also pelicoid.]

Math. Dict.

 

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