Origin of orbicular
Examples from the Web for orbicular
Orbicular lizards were found about this camp, and had been once or twice before noticed near the base of the mountains.
The leaves may be oval or orbicular, and the stems which are tough and hairy grow to the length of six to fifteen inches.
Velvety then almost glabrous, orbicular, edge entire, incurved; g. decur.European Fungus Flora: Agaricaceae|George Massee
The response was given by the orbicular spirit, who had appeared to me.Old Mackinaw|W. P. Strickland.
The Suffet had collected his men into an orbicular mass, in such a way as to offer an equal resistance in every direction.Salammbo|Gustave Flaubert
British Dictionary definitions for orbicular
orbiculate or orbiculated
Word Origin and History for orbicular
"round, circular, spherical," mid-15c., from Old French orbiculaire "round, circular," or directly from Late Latin orbicularis "circular, orbicular," from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis "circle" (see orb). Related: Orbicularity.