Etymology
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globose (adj.)

"spherical, like or resembling a sphere," early 15c., "large and formless," from Latin globosus "round as a ball," from globus "round mass, sphere, ball" (see globe (n.)). Related: Globosity.

updated on December 03, 2016

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Definitions of globose from WordNet

globose (adj.)
having the shape of a sphere or ball; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey;
Synonyms: ball-shaped / global / globular / orbicular / spheric / spherical
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