Definition for RHOM'BOID

RHOM'BOID, n. [Gr. ῥομβος, rhomb, and ειδος, form.]

  1. In geometry, a figure having some resemblance to a rhomb; or a quadrilateral figure whose opposite sides and angles are equal, but which is neither equilateral nor equiangular. – Encyc.
  2. adj. In anatomy, the rhomboid muscle is a thin, broad and obliquely square fleshy muscle, between the basis of the scapula and the spina dorsi. – Encyc.

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