Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / orbicular
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

QUIZZES

Outwit The Snollygosters With This Word Of The Day Quiz!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

This shell is very like Cytherea loeta, but differs from it in its markings, as well as its outline, which is more orbicular.
Its shape varies from triangular to orbicular, the mouth of the animal forming the vertex of the triangle.
This mass was of a flattened, orbicular shape, and its surface coated with a green oxide.
The precipices on the east shore shot up into spiral points; yet the orbicular elevations are covered with grass and shrubbery.
If my observations were well taken it embraces, sparingly, orbicular masses of hornblende.
Here are also disclosed orbicular masses, and pebbles of other rocks, imbedded in the slate.
The primitive rocks rise up in high orbicular groups on the banks of Lake Superior.
The orbicular masses often occur in the interior of unstratified mountains, or in the bosom of one bed.
Valve linear or lanceolate-elliptical, with sub-cuneate or rounded ends; stri oblique, about 18 in 10 ; central area orbicular.
Valve elliptical, sometimes orbicular; furrows very narrow; stri, 20 in 10 , indistinct.

WORDS RELATED TO ORBICULAR

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

frumiousadjective | [froo-mee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION
Get Online Help For Kids!