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Meaning of ORBICULAR

Pronunciation:  or'bikyulur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey
  2. [adj]  circular or nearly circular
 

ORBICULAR is a 9 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: ball-shaped, circular, global, globose, globular, orbiculate, round, simple, spheric, spherical, unsubdivided
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Or*bic"u*lar\, a. [L. orbicularis, fr. orbiculus,
dim. of orbis orb: cf. F. orbiculaire.]
Resembling or having the form of an orb; spherical; circular;
orbiculate. -- {Or*bic"u*lar*ly}, adv. --
{Or*bic"u*lar*ness}, n.

      Orbicular as the disk of a planet.       --De Quincey.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Circular or nearly so.
 

 

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