orbiculation

orbiculate

[awr-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
adjective
orbicular; rounded.
Also, orbiculated.


Origin:
1750–60; < Latin orbiculātus gone round in a circle (past participle of orbiculārī), equivalent to orbicul(us) small disk (see orbicular) + -ātus -ate1

orbiculately, adverb
orbiculation, noun
suborbiculate, adjective
suborbiculated, adjective
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