rotundate

adjective
ro·​tun·​date | \ -ˈtəndə̇t, -ˌdāt \

Definition of rotundate

: rounded at the end or corners

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First Known Use of rotundate

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rotundate

Latin rotundatus, past participle of rotundare to make round, from rotundus round

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“Rotundate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotundate. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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