Definition of subrotund in English:

subrotund

adjective

Geology Biology
  • Somewhat or almost rotund; roundish.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Chambers's Cyclopaedia. From post-classical Latin subrotundus from classical Latin sub- + rotundus.

Pronunciation

subrotund

/ˌsʌbrə(ʊ)ˈtʌnd/