penannular

[pen-an-yuh-ler]
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adjective

having the shape or design of an incomplete circle.

Nearby words

  1. penalty shoot-out,
  2. penalty shot,
  3. penalty stroke,
  4. penance,
  5. penang,
  6. penates,
  7. pence,
  8. pencel,
  9. penchant,
  10. penchi

Origin of penannular

First recorded in 1850–55; pen- + annular

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British Dictionary definitions for penannular

penannular

adjective

of or forming an almost complete ring

Word Origin for penannular

C19: from pene- + annular

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