Definition of orbicular in English:

orbicular

Line breaks: or¦bicu|lar
Pronunciation: /ɔːˈbɪkjʊlə
 
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adjective

technical
  • 1Having the shape of a flat ring or disc.
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    • 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.
  • 2Having a spherical or rounded shape.
  • 2.1 Geology (Of a rock) containing spheroidal igneous inclusions.

Derivatives

orbicularity

Pronunciation: /-ˈlarɪti/
noun

orbicularly

adverb

Origin

late Middle English: from late Latin orbicularis, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis 'ring'.

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