- globe-shaped; spherical.
- composed of or having globules.
- worldwide; global.
Origin of globular
Examples from the Web for subglobular
Historical Examples of subglobular
Shell irregular roundish or subglobular, with roundish pores of different sizes, mostly somewhat broader than the bars.
There is also a subglobular openwork basket called I-ă-loo with an arched handle for carrying on the arm.California Athabascan Groups
Martin A. Baumhoff
The prevailing form is a bottle-shaped vessel, the neck being frequently high and slender, and the body globular or subglobular.Illustrated Catalogue of a Portion of the Collections Made
William H. Holmes
Cephalis large, subglobular, hyaline, without pores (or with very small and scarce pores).
- shaped like a globe or globule
- having or consisting of globules
1650s, from French globulaire, from Latin globus (see globe).