[ awr-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
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  1. orbicular; rounded.

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
  • Also or·bic·u·lat·ed [awr-bik-yuh-ley-tid] /ɔrˈbɪk yəˌleɪ tɪd/ .

Other words from orbiculate

  • or·bic·u·late·ly, adverb
  • or·bic·u·la·tion, noun
  • sub·or·bic·u·late, adjective
  • sub·or·bic·u·lat·ed, adjective

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