Etymology
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scaphoid (adj.)

"boat-shaped," applied to several parts in anatomy, 1741, from Modern Latin scaphoides "boat-shaped," from Greek skaphoeidēs, with -oeidēs (see -oid) + skaphē "light boat, skiff;" also "basin, trough, a bowl;" literally "thing dug or cut out" (from PIE *skabh-, from root *(s)kep- "to cut;" see scabies). Related: Scaphoidal (1680s).

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Definitions of scaphoid

scaphoid (adj.)
shaped like a boat;
Synonyms: navicular
From wordnet.princeton.edu