Definition of parmelioid in English:

parmelioid

adjective

Botany
  • Characteristic of or resembling the genus Parmelia of foliose lichens.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Tuckerman (1817–1886). From scientific Latin Parmelia, genus name + -oid.

Pronunciation

parmelioid

/ˌpɑːˈmiːlɪɔɪd/