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1Having the shape of a flat ring or disc.
- ‘The petals are broadly ovate to orbicular, and 6-7 mm wide and long.’
- ‘Apart from these clearly definable shapes, the orbicular elements were generally amorphous.’
2Having a spherical or rounded shape.round, bulbous, sphericalView synonyms
(of a rock) containing spheroidal igneous inclusions.
Late Middle English: from late Latin orbicularis, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis ring.
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