globose

adjective
glo·​bose | \ ˈglō-ˌbōs How to pronounce globose (audio) \

Definition of globose

: globular sense 1a(1) globose pollen

First Known Use of globose

1667, in the meaning defined above

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“Globose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/globose. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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globose

adjective
glo·​bose | \ ˈglō-ˌbōs How to pronounce globose (audio) \

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