astroid [as-troid] Word Origin noun Geometry.
- a hypocycloid with four cusps.
Origin of astroid astr(o)- + -oid British Dictionary definitions for astroid astroid noun
- maths a hypocycloid having four cusps
Word Origin for astroid C19: from astro- + -oid Word Origin and History for astroid adj.
“star-shaped,” 1897, from Greek astroeides, from astron “star” (see astro-) + -oeides (see -oid).