orbicular

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Late Latin orbiculāris, from Latin orbiculus, diminutive of orbis (orb).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɔːˈbɪk.jə.lə/, /ɔːˈbɪk.jʊ.lə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɔɹˈbɪk.ju.lɚ/, /ɔɹˈbɪk.jə.lɚ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪkjʊlə(ɹ)

AdjectiveEdit

orbicular (comparative more orbicular, superlative most orbicular)

  1. Circular or spherical in shape; round.
    • 1731 The Gentleman's Magazine, Weekly Essays in June 1731, Craftman, Sat. June 5, No. 257, "round+robin" p. 238:
      [] the Method used by Sailors when they mutiny, by signing their names in an orbicular manner, which they call a round Robin; []

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French orbiculaire, from Latin orbicularis.

AdjectiveEdit

orbicular m or n (feminine singular orbiculară, masculine plural orbiculari, feminine and neuter plural orbiculare)

  1. orbicular

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AdjectiveEdit

orbicular (plural orbiculares)

  1. orbicular

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NounEdit

orbicular m (plural orbiculares)

  1. orbicular muscle

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