- globe-shaped; spherical.
- composed of or having globules.
- worldwide; global.
Origin of globular
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Examples from the Web for globular
It was as though the surface of this substance were globular.Lords of the Stratosphere
Arthur J. Burks
But so hypnotic quasi-reasons: that globular lumps of sandstone are common.The Book of the Damned
Modioliform: globular, truncated at both ends; like the hub of a wheel.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The globular shape, unharmed, dwindled in the distance behind us.
It was a globular room, a hundred and fifty feet or more in diameter.
- shaped like a globe or globule
- having or consisting of globules
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Word Origin and History for globular
1650s, from French globulaire, from Latin globus (see globe).
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