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Definitions for rotund
roʊˈtʌndro·tund

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rotundadjective

    spherical in shape

  2. orotund, rotund, round, pear-shapedadjective

    (of sounds) full and rich

    "orotund tones"; "the rotund and reverberating phrase"; "pear-shaped vowels"

  3. corpulent, obese, weighty, rotundadjective

    excessively fat

    "a weighty man"

Wiktionary

  1. rotundadjective

    Having a round or spherical shape; circular; orbicular.

  2. rotundadjective

    Round in body shape; portly or plump; podgy.

  3. rotundadjective

    Full and rich; orotund; sonorous; full-toned.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rotundadjective

    round; circular; spherical

    Etymology: [L. rotundus. See Round, and cf. Rotunda.]

  2. Rotundadjective

    hence, complete; entire

    Etymology: [L. rotundus. See Round, and cf. Rotunda.]

  3. Rotundadjective

    orbicular, or nearly so

    Etymology: [L. rotundus. See Round, and cf. Rotunda.]

  4. Rotundnoun

    a rotunda

    Etymology: [L. rotundus. See Round, and cf. Rotunda.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rotund

    rō-tund′, adj. round: spherical: convexly protuberant.—ns. Rotun′da, Rotun′do, a round building, esp. with a dome, as the Pantheon at Rome.—adjs. Rotun′dāte, rounded off, specifically noting bodies rounded off at the end; Rotundifō′lious, having round leaves; Rotun′dious, Rotundō′vate (bot.), egg-shaped.—ns. Rotund′ness, Rotun′dity, globular form.—adj. Rotund′-point′ed, bluntly pointed. [L. rotundusrota, a wheel.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rotund in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rotund in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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