Orbiculation Or*bic`u*la"tion, n. The state or quality of being orbiculate; orbicularness. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • orbiculate — orbiculately, adv. orbiculation, n. /awr bik yeuh lit, layt /, adj. orbicular; rounded. Also, orbiculated. [1750 60; < L orbiculatus gone round in a circle (ptp. of orbiculari), equiv. to orbicul(us) small disk (see ORBICULAR) + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • orbicular —   a. spherical; circular.    ♦ orbiculate, a.    ♦ orbiculation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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