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This shell is very like Cytherea loeta, but differs from it in its markings, as well as its outline, which is more orbicular.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Its shape varies from triangular to orbicular, the mouth of the animal forming the vertex of the triangle.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
This mass was of a flattened, orbicular shape, and its surface coated with a green oxide.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
The precipices on the east shore shot up into spiral points; yet the orbicular elevations are covered with grass and shrubbery.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
If my observations were well taken it embraces, sparingly, orbicular masses of hornblende.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Here are also disclosed orbicular masses, and pebbles of other rocks, imbedded in the slate.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
The primitive rocks rise up in high orbicular groups on the banks of Lake Superior.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
The orbicular masses often occur in the interior of unstratified mountains, or in the bosom of one bed.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Valve linear or lanceolate-elliptical, with sub-cuneate or rounded ends; stri oblique, about 18 in 10 ; central area orbicular.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Valve elliptical, sometimes orbicular; furrows very narrow; stri, 20 in 10 , indistinct.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ORBICULAR

  • annular
  • arced
  • arched
  • arciform
  • bent
  • bowed
  • bulbous
  • circular
  • coiled
  • curled
  • curved
  • curvilinear
  • cylindrical
  • discoid
  • disk-shaped
  • domical
  • egg-shaped
  • elliptical
  • globoid
  • globose
  • globular
  • looped
  • orbed
  • orbicular
  • orbiculate
  • oval
  • ringed
  • rotund
  • rounded
  • spherical
  • spheroid
  • spiral
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