[sem-ee-i-lips, sem-ahy-]
noun Geometry.
a half ellipse, usually one containing both ends of the major axis.

1725–35; semi- + ellipse

semielliptic [sem-ee-i-lip-tik, sem-ahy-] , semielliptical, adjective Unabridged
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