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Late 16th century; earliest use found in Ripley's Compound of Alchymy. From globe + -ous, after Middle French, French globeux or its etymon classical Latin globōsus globose. Compare Catalan globós, Spanish globoso, Portuguese globoso, Italian globoso.
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