Globule definition

glŏbyo͝ol
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A tiny ball or globe; esp., a drop of liquid.
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A small spherical mass, especially a small drop of liquid.
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A small round particle of substance; a drop.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
globule
Plural:
globules

Origin of globule

  • French from Latin globulus diminutive of globus sphere

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French globule, from Latin globulus, from globus (“globe”).

    From Wiktionary