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

  • adj. Orbicular.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. spherical or circular; orbicular

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made, or being, in the form of an orb; having a circular, or nearly circular, or a spheroidal, outline.
  • n. That which is orbiculate; especially, a solid the vertical section of which is oval, and the horizontal section circular.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made or being in the form of an orb, orbit, or orbicle; orbicular.
  • In botany, same as orbicular.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. circular or nearly circular


Latin orbiculātus, from orbiculus, diminutive of orbis, circle, disk.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin orbiculātus, from orbiculus. (Wiktionary)



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