Advertisement

rhizoid (adj.)

"root-like," 1858, from Greek rhiza "root," literal and figurative (from PIE root *wrād- "branch, root") + -oid. As a noun from 1875.

Others Are Reading

Advertisement
Definitions of rhizoid from WordNet

rhizoid (n.)
any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi etc;
From wordnet.princeton.edu