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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Definitions for globular

  1. globe-shaped; spherical.
  2. composed of or having globules.
  3. worldwide; global.

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Citations for globular
One could almost see the globular lobes of his brain painfully revolving and crushing and mangling the delicate thing. , Joseph Conrad to Edward Garnett, February 13, 1897, in The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad, 1983
We've all probably had the odd nightmare imagining what exactly goes in to that gooey, globular mystery smear. James Laird, "How to Make McDonald's Secret Big Mac Sauce at Home," Lifehacker, February 20, 2015
Origin of globular
Globular finds its roots in the Latin term globus meaning "round body, sphere." It came to English in the 1600s.