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orbiculate

[ awr-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ ɔrˈbɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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adjective
orbicular; rounded.
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Also or·bic·u·lat·ed [awr-bik-yuh-ley-tid] /ɔrˈbɪk yəˌleɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of orbiculate

1750–60; <Latin orbiculātus gone round in a circle (past participle of orbiculārī), equivalent to orbicul(us) small disk (see orbicular) + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM orbiculate

or·bic·u·late·ly, adverbor·bic·u·la·tion, nounsub·or·bic·u·late, adjectivesub·or·bic·u·lat·ed, adjective
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