Definitions for orbicularɔrˈbɪk yə lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•bic•u•larɔrˈbɪk yə lər(adj.)

  1. circular; spherical.

Origin of orbicular:

1375–1425; late ME < LL orbiculāris circular = L orbicul(us) small disk (orbi(s)orb+-culus -cle1) +-āris -ar1

or•bic′u•lar•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orbiculate, orbicular(adj)

    circular or nearly circular

  2. ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical(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

Wiktionary

  1. orbicular(Adjective)

    Circular or spherical in shape; round.

  2. Origin: From the orbicularis, from orbiculus, diminutive of orbis.

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