Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Composed of or producing globules.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Bearing globules; of rocks, having a concretionary structure where the concretions are isolated globules evenly distributed through the texture of the rock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bearing globules; in geology, used of rocks, and denoting a variety of concretionary structure, where the concretions are isolated globules and evenly distributed through the texture of the rock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Bearing or containing globules; in geol,. containing concretions or segregations which consist of mica or of feldspar and mica: called spherophyric by J. D. Dana: equivalent to the more common terms spheroidal or orbicular, used of spheroidal aggregates in granitoid rock.

Etymologies

globule + -ferous. (Wiktionary)

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  • A fun word to say - means "composed of or producing globules" per the American Heritage dictionary.

    January 27, 2007