[ kon-gloh-beyt, kong-, kong-gloh-beyt ]

  1. formed into a ball.

verb (used with or without object),con·glo·bat·ed, con·glo·bat·ing.
  1. to collect or form into a ball or rounded mass.

Origin of conglobate

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

Other words from conglobate

  • con·glo·bate·ly, adverb
  • con·glo·ba·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for conglobate


/ (ˈkɒŋɡləʊˌbeɪt) /

  1. to form into a globe or ball

  1. a rare word for globular

Origin of conglobate

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

Derived forms of conglobate

  • conglobation, noun

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