- or·bic·u·lar·i·ty, or·bic·u·lar·ness, noun
- or·bic·u·lar·ly, adverb
- sub·or·bic·u·lar, adjective
- sub·or·bic·u·lar·ly, adverb
- sub·or·bic·u·lar·i·ty, noun
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How to use orbicular in a sentence
This shell is very like Cytherea loeta, but differs from it in its markings, as well as its outline, which is more orbicular.
Its shape varies from triangular to orbicular, the mouth of the animal forming the vertex of the triangle.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4) | William Kirby
This mass was of a flattened, orbicular shape, and its surface coated with a green oxide.
The precipices on the east shore shot up into spiral points; yet the orbicular elevations are covered with grass and shrubbery.
If my observations were well taken it embraces, sparingly, orbicular masses of hornblende.
British Dictionary definitions for orbicular
circular or spherical
(of a leaf or similar flat part) circular or nearly circular
rare rounded or total
- orbicularity (ɔːˌbɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ), noun
- orbicularly, adverb
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