Definition of peloid in English:

peloid

(also peloide)

noun

  • 1Any semi-solid substance used in pelotherapy.

  • 2Geology. A minute particle of microcrystalline or cryptocrystalline carbonate.

Origin

1930s. From ancient Greek πηλός clay, mud + -oid.

Pronunciation

peloid

/ˈpiːlɔɪd//ˈpɛlɔɪd/