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roundish

[roun-dish] /ˈraʊn dɪʃ/
adjective
1.
somewhat round:
a roundish man; roundish furniture.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; round1 + -ish1
Related forms
roundishness, noun
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  • roundish patches of hair loss are smooth, and may be peach-colored.
  • Ringworm of the body usually consists of a flat, roundish lesion, the edge of which may be dry and scaly or moist and crusted.
  • roundish patches of hair loss are smooth, and may be peach-colored.
  • The upper one or two leaf pairs unite at their bases to form a roundish disc with rather pointed tips.
  • The egg-laying sites are oval to roundish in outline.
British Dictionary definitions for roundish

roundish

/ˈraʊndɪʃ/
adjective
1.
somewhat round
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