roundheaded
adjective Date: 1729 having a round head

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  • Roundheaded — Round head ed, a. Having a round head or top. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roundheaded — roundheadedness, n. /rownd hed id/, adj. 1. (of a person) possessing a round head; brachycephalic. 2. rounded or spherical at the head, as a screw. 3. shaped like a semicircle at the top, as a window. 4. (usually cap.) of or pertaining to the… …   Universalium

  • roundheaded — adjective having a brachycephalic head • Syn: ↑broad headed, ↑short headed • Similar to: ↑brachycephalic, ↑brachycranial, ↑brachycranic * * * roundheadedness, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • roundheaded apple tree borer. — See apple tree borer (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

  • roundheaded apple tree borer — noun : apple tree borer b …   Useful english dictionary

  • roundheaded borer — noun : a larval beetle (family Cerambycidae) with a small head with large strong mandibles, a large prothorax, and the legs vestigial or absent that develops and feeds in woody plant tissues compare bardee, huhu …   Useful english dictionary

  • roundheaded apple tree borer. — See apple tree borer (def. 2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-horned beetle — /lawng hawrnd , long / any of numerous, often brightly colored beetles of the family Cerambycidae, usually with long antennae, the larva of which bores into the wood of living or decaying trees. Also called longhorn. [1830 40] * * * ▪ insect also …   Universalium

  • Roundhead — /rownd hed /, n. Eng. Hist. a member or adherent of the Parliamentarians or Puritan party during the civil wars of the 17th century (so called in derision by the Cavaliers because they wore their hair cut short). [1635 45; ROUND1 + HEAD] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • apple tree borer — noun : a beetle having larvae that bore in apple trees: a. : flatheaded apple tree borer b. : a large beetle (Saperda candida) brown striped with white above and dull white beneath that is especially destructive to apple and other fruit trees… …   Useful english dictionary

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