1Having the shape of a flat ring or disc.
- Apart from these clearly definable shapes, the orbicular elements were generally amorphous.
- The petals are broadly ovate to orbicular, and 6-7 mm wide and long.
Late Middle English: from late Latin orbicularis, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis 'ring'.
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