or glo·bat·ed

[gloh-beyt or gloh-bey-tid]


shaped like a globe.

Origin of globate

First recorded in 1840–50, globate is from the Latin word globātus (past participle of globāre to make into a ball). See globe, -ate1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for globate

Historical Examples of globate

  • I'll wager there's something like that in the Globate Credo.

    The Buttoned Sky

    Geoff St. Reynard

British Dictionary definitions for globate




shaped like a globe
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for globate

"spherical," 1847, from Latin globatus, past participle of globare "make into a globe," from globus (see globe).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper