- Being round and long. Used of certain muscles and ligaments.
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Examples from the Web for teres
His ability seemed to him unimpeachable,—totus, teres, atque rotundas.My Novel, Complete
Here was a piece of experience solidly and livingly built up in words, here was a story created, teres atque rotundus.Across the Plains
Robert Louis Stevenson
He is teres et rotundas; strokes fly from the lubricity of his polish, and the shiftings of his circular formation.Tomlinsoniana
At last the lover begs for mercy; he writes Venus a letter: "with the teres of min eye in stede of inke."A Literary History of the English People
Jean Jules Jusserand
Again the names are different; and this Teres was king of the Odrysians, the first by the way who attained to any power.The History of the Peloponnesian War