American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Spherical; globular.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like or resembling a globe; round or spherical in form; specifically, in common use, nearly but not quite spherical or globular.
- In zoology: Rounded and very prominent; projecting from a surface like a sphere partially buried in it: as, globose eyes, coxæ, etc.
- Having a globose part: as, the globose curassow, Crax globicera.
- n. A globe.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a rounded form resembling that of a globe; globular, or nearly so; spherical.
- adj. having the shape of a sphere or ball
- From Latin globosus ("round as a ball, spherical, globular") (Wiktionary)
“The globose dune beetle and the Belkin's dune fly, both considered threatened, are also found on the reserve site.”
“The prey Chlorella first formed globose clusters of tens to hundreds of cells.”
“Tubers carrot-like to 10 cm long by 2 cm wide, occasionally nearly globose, up to 3.5 cm across.”
“Seeds usually 1, occasionally 2 per pod, smooth, rounded to sub-globose, cream, red, brown or black and up to 1.5 cm”
“Light green, oval or nearly globose, 3-4 cm long, turning yellow on ripening.”
“Stem purplish green arising from a globose yellowish white scaly tuber (occasionally with short protrusions) to 5 cm across and about 6-12 cm below the soil surface.”
“Nearly globose, slightly compressed, 2-3 cm long, green, turning yellowish brown on ripening.”
“Description: An extensive climber originating from a huge, usually globose, tuber up to 1 m across.”
“It has shallowly lobed leaves and sub-globose or ellipsoid orange-red fruits to 6 cm long.”
“The early-maturing radishes produce small roots, often globose, of approximately 1.25 cm diameter with a bright red skin, or red with a white tip, and (usually) white crisp flesh.”
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