globoid

[gloh-boid]

adjective

approximately globular.

noun

a globoid figure or body.

Nearby words

  1. globetrotter,
  2. globigerina,
  3. globigerina ooze,
  4. globin,
  5. globish,
  6. globoid cell leukodystrophy,
  7. globose,
  8. globosely,
  9. globoside,
  10. globosity

Origin of globoid

First recorded in 1870–75; globe + -oid

Related formssub·glo·boid, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for globoid

globoid

adjective

shaped approximately like a globe

noun

a globoid body, such as any of those occurring in certain plant granules
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