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Meaning of ORBICULATE

Pronunciation:  or'bikyulit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  circular or nearly circular
 

ORBICULATE is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: circular, orbicular, round, simple, unsubdivided
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Or*bic"u*late\, n.
    That which is orbiculate; especially, a solid the vertical
    section of which is oval, and the horizontal section
    circular.
    
    
  2. \Or*bic"u*late\, Orbiculated \Or*bic"u*la`ted\, a.
    [L. orbiculatus. See {Orbicular}.]
    Made, or being, in the form of an orb; having a circular, or
    nearly circular, or a spheroidal, outline.
    
    {Orbiculate leaf} (Bot.), a leaf whose outline is nearly
       circular.
    
    
 

 

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