orbicular definition

  • adjective:
    • Circular or spherical.
    • Botany Circular and level. Utilized specifically of leaves.
    • Circular or spherical in shape; round.
    • Resembling or obtaining the type of an orb; spherical; circular; orbiculate.
    • getting the shape of a sphere or ball
    • circular or nearly circular
  • others:
    • getting the form of an orb or orbit; spherical; circular; discoidal; round.
    • curved; complete; perfect.
    • In entomology, having a regularly rounded surface and bordered by a circular margin: as, the orbicular pronotum of a beetle.
    • In botany, having the form of an appartment human anatomy with a nearly circular outline: because, an orbicular leaf. Also orbiculate.
    • In petrography, in phanerocrystal-line igneous stones, having large spheroidal aggregations of minerals, in radial or concentric groups of megascopic crystals: since, orbicular granite, orbicular diorite.
  • noun:
    • In entomology, a circular mark or place often located on the anterior wings for the noctuid moths.

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