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globoid

[gloh-boid]
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adjective
  1. approximately globular.
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noun
  1. a globoid figure or body.
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Origin of globoid

First recorded in 1870–75; globe + -oid
Related formssub·glo·boid, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for globoid

globoid

adjective
  1. shaped approximately like a globe
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noun
  1. a globoid body, such as any of those occurring in certain plant granules
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