Definition of orbicular in English:

orbicular

adjective

technical
  • 1Having the shape of a flat ring or disk.

    • ‘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 rounded convex or globular shape.

    round, bulbous, spherical
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    1. 2.1Geology
      (of a rock) containing spheroidal igneous inclusions.

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

orbicular

/ôrˈbikyələr/