from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Forming an almost complete ring, but with a break or opening.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Nearly annular; having nearly the form of a ring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the form of an almost complete ring, like the so-called annular brooches.


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  • A Celtic cloak fastener penannular

    Tells everybody how grand you are,

    And some chiefs more chic

    Give fashion a tweak

    With belt buckles big and triangular.

    February 5, 2019