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English Dictionary: orbicular by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
orbicular
adj
  1. circular or nearly circular [syn: orbiculate, orbicular]
  2. having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey
    Synonym(s): ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Orbicular \Or*bic"u*lar\, a. [L. orbicularis, fr. orbiculus,
      dim. of orbis orb: cf. F. orbiculaire.]
      Resembling or having the form of an orb; spherical; circular;
      orbiculate. -- {Or*bic"u*lar*ly}, adv. --
      {Or*bic"u*lar*ness}, n.
  
               Orbicular as the disk of a planet.         --De Quincey.
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