Orbicular meaning

ôr-bĭkyə-lər
Circular or spherical.
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Circular and flat. Used especially of leaves.
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In the form of an orb; spherical or circular.
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Round and flat, as some leaves.
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Circular or spherical.
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Circular and flat. Used especially of leaves.
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Circular or spherical in shape; round.
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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