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conglobate

[ kon-gloh-beyt, kong-, kong-gloh-beyt ]
/ kɒnˈgloʊ beɪt, kɒŋ-, ˈkɒŋ gloʊˌbeɪt /
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adjective
formed into a ball.
verb (used with or without object), con·glo·bat·ed, con·glo·bat·ing.
to collect or form into a ball or rounded mass.
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Origin of conglobate

1625–35; <Latin conglobātus, past participle of conglobāre.See conglobe, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM conglobate

con·glo·bate·ly, adverbcon·glo·ba·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for conglobate

conglobate
/ (ˈkɒŋɡləʊˌbeɪt) /

verb
to form into a globe or ball
adjective
a rare word for globular

Derived forms of conglobate

conglobation, noun

Word Origin for conglobate

C17: from Latin conglobāre to gather into a ball, from globāre to make round, from globus a sphere
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Medical definitions for conglobate

conglobate
[ kŏn-glōbāt′, kŏngglō- ]

adj.
Formed into a single, rounded mass.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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