adjective \ˈspe-kyə-lər\

Definition of SPECULAR

:  of, relating to, or having the qualities of a mirror
spec·u·lar·i·ty \ˌspe-kyə-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun
spec·u·lar·ly \ˈspe-kyə-lər-lē\ adverb

Origin of SPECULAR

Latin specularis of a mirror, from speculum
First Known Use: 1640

Rhymes with SPECULAR


adjective \ˈspek-yə-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPECULAR

: conducted with the aid of a speculum <a specular examination>


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