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globular

[glob-yuh-ler] /ˈglɒb yə lər/
adjective
1.
globe-shaped; spherical.
2.
composed of or having globules.
3.
worldwide; global.
Also, globulous.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin globul(us) globule + -ar1
Related forms
globularity, globularness, noun
globularly, adverb
interglobular, adjective
nonglobular, adjective
nonglobularly, adverb
subglobular, adjective
subglobularly, adverb
subglobularity, noun
unglobular, adjective
unglobularly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for subglobular

globular

/ˈɡlɒbjʊlə/
adjective
1.
shaped like a globe or globule
2.
having or consisting of globules
Derived Forms
globularity (ˌɡlɒbjʊˈlærɪtɪ), globularness, noun
globularly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for subglobular

globular

adj.

1650s, from French globulaire, from Latin globus (see globe).

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