designoid etymology

English word designoid comes from English design, English -oid

Detailed word origin of designoid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
design English (eng) (obsolete, intransitive) To plan (to do something).. (obsolete, transitive) To assign, appoint (something to someone); to designate. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete, transitive) To mark out and exhibit; to designate; to indicate; to show; to point out; to appoint.. (transitive) To plan and carry out (a picture, work of art, construction etc.). [from 17th c.] A pattern, as an element of a work of [...]
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
designoid English (eng) A designoid object. That came up by accident but appears to be designed.

Words with the same origin as designoid

Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid cannabinoid colloidal cycloid factoid fibroid humanoid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid monoid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid schizoid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid