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globoid

[ gloh-boid ]
/ ˈgloʊ bɔɪd /
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adjective
approximately globular.
noun
a globoid figure or body.
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Origin of globoid

First recorded in 1870–75; globe + -oid

OTHER WORDS FROM globoid

sub·glo·boid, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for globoid

globoid
/ (ˈɡləʊbɔɪd) /

adjective
shaped approximately like a globe
noun
a globoid body, such as any of those occurring in certain plant granules
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