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orbicular
orbicular leaf

or·bic·u·lar

 (ôr-bĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Circular or spherical.
2. Botany Circular and flat. Used especially of leaves.

[Middle English orbiculer, from Old French orbiculaire, from Late Latin orbiculāris, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis, circle, disk; see orbh- in Indo-European roots.]

or·bic′u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
or·bic′u·lar·ly adv.

orbicular

(ɔːˈbɪkjʊlə) ,

orbiculate

or

orbiculated

adj
1. circular or spherical
2. (Botany) (of a leaf or similar flat part) circular or nearly circular
3. rare rounded or total
orbicularity n
orˈbicularly adv

or•bic•u•lar

(ɔrˈbɪk yə lər)

adj.
circular; spherical.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin orbiculāris circular = Latin orbicul(us) small disk (orbi(s) orb + -culus -cle1) + -āris -ar1]
or•bic`u•lar′i•ty, n.
or•bic′u•lar•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.orbicular - circular or nearly circular
unsubdivided, simple - (botany) of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions
2.orbicular - having the shape of a sphere or ballorbicular - having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey
circular, round - having a circular shape
Translations

or·bic·u·lar

a. orbicular, circular;
___ ciliaris___ de los párpados;
___ musclemúsculo ___, rodea una pequeña abertura tal como la de la boca;
___ oris___ de los labios.