Definition of peltoid in US English:

peltoid

adjective

rare
  • Resembling a pelta or shield; resembling a peltate leaf.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From pelta + -oid, perhaps after scientific Latin peltoides.

Pronunciation

peltoid

/ˈpɛltɔɪd/