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globose

[ gloh-bohs, gloh-bohs ]
/ ˈgloʊ boʊs, gloʊˈboʊs /
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adjective

having the shape of a globe; globelike.

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Origin of globose

1400–50; late Middle English <Latin globōsus spherical, forming a globelike mass. See globe, -ose1

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British Dictionary definitions for globose

globose

globous (ˈɡləʊbəs)

/ (ˈɡləʊbəʊs, ɡləʊˈbəʊs) /

adjective

spherical or approximately spherical

Derived forms of globose

globosely, adverbglobosity (ɡləʊˈbɒsɪtɪ) or globoseness, noun

Word Origin for globose

C15: from Latin globōsus; see globe
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