orbicular

[awr-bik-yuh-ler]
adjective
like an orb; circular; ringlike; spherical; rounded.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin orbiculāris circular, equivalent to Latin orbicul(us) small disk (orbi(s) orb + -culus -cule1) + -āris -ar1

orbicularity, orbicularness, noun
orbicularly, adverb
suborbicular, adjective
suborbicularly, adverb
suborbicularity, noun
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orbicular, orbiculate or orbiculated (ɔːˈbɪkjʊlə)
 
adj
1.  circular or spherical
2.  (of a leaf or similar flat part) circular or nearly circular
3.  rare rounded or total
 
orbiculate, orbiculate or orbiculated
 
adj
 
orbiculated, orbiculate or orbiculated
 
adj
 
orbicularity, orbiculate or orbiculated
 
n
 
or'bicularly, orbiculate or orbiculated
 
adv

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orbicular or·bic·u·lar (ôr-bĭk'yə-lər)
adj.
Circular.

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Example sentences
The costa is also pale, and linked to the top of the pale reniform and orbicular spots.
Floating leaves are orbicular to oval in shape, with heart shaped bases and rounded to notched tips.
The lower leaves are orbicular or ovate-deltoid in shape, becoming progressively smaller towards the tip of the stem.
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