terrestrial globe


noun

See under globe(def 3).

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Origin of terrestrial globe

First recorded in 1550–60

Definition for terrestrial globe (2 of 2)

globe
[ glohb ]
/ gloʊb /

noun

verb (used with object), globed, glob·ing.

to form into a globe.

verb (used without object), globed, glob·ing.

to take the form of a globe.

Origin of globe

1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French globe < Latin globus round body, ball, sphere

SYNONYMS FOR globe

1 See earth.

OTHER WORDS FROM globe

globe·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for terrestrial globe

globe
/ (ɡləʊb) /

noun

verb

to form or cause to form into a globe

Derived forms of globe

globelike, adjective

Word Origin for globe

C16: from Old French, from Latin globus
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