Geodephagous

Ge`o*deph"a*gous

(j`*df"*gs), a. [Gr. ge`a, gh^, earth + 'adhfa`gos eating one's fill; gluttonous.] (Zol.) Living in the earth; -- applied to the ground beetles.

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Ge`o*des"ic

(j`*ds"k),

Ge`o*des"ic*al

(-*kl), } a. [Cf. F. godsique.] 1. (Math.) Of or pertaining to geodesy; geodetic.
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2. (Architecture) Made of lightweight structural supporting elements connected in a manner to provide great rigidity; -- of structures; as, The geodesic dome was invented by R. Buckminster Fuller.
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