Origin of gibbous
OTHER WORDS FROM gibbousgib·bous·ly, gib·bose·ly, adverbgib·bous·ness, gib·bose·ness, noun
Words nearby gibbous
How to use gibbous in a sentence
The gibbous moon still hangs in the sky and casts a feeble light over the scene.Little Rivers|Henry van Dyke
Now he softly opened the sash, and the radiance of a gibbous moon riding in the opposite sky flooded the apartment.A Laodicean|Thomas Hardy
The ventral margin is sometimes straight and sometimes quite gibbous.
Valve gibbous in the middle, with rounded ends; central area elliptical.
Valve strongly gibbous in the middle; ends rounded; stri, 12-13 in 10 .