Definition of orbicle in US English:

orbicle

noun

  • A small orb, globe, or ball; a globule; (later, Botany) an orbicule of a tapetal cell.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Giles Fletcher. From classical Latin orbiculus a small circular object from orbis + -culus; compare -cle.

Pronunciation

orbicle

/ˈɔːbɪkl/