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orbiculate

or orbiculated

[awr-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt or awr-bik-yuh-ley-tid] /ɔrˈbɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt or ɔrˈbɪk yəˌleɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
orbicular; rounded.
Origin of orbiculate
1750-1760
1750-60; < Latin orbiculātus gone round in a circle (past participle of orbiculārī), equivalent to orbicul(us) small disk (see orbicular) + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
orbiculately, adverb
orbiculation, noun
suborbiculate, adjective
suborbiculated, adjective
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