Orbicular Definition

ôr-bĭkyə-lər
adjective
In the form of an orb; spherical or circular.
Webster's New World
Round and flat, as some leaves.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Orbicular

  • Middle English orbiculer from Old French orbiculaire from Late Latin orbiculāris from Latin orbiculus diminutive of orbis circle, disk orbh- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From the Late Latin orbiculāris, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis (“orb").

    From Wiktionary

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