Globule


Globule
Globule Glob"ule, n. [L. globulus, dim. of globus globe: cf. F. globule.] 1. A little globe; a small particle of matter, of a spherical form. [1913 Webster]

Globules of snow. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]

These minute globules [a mole's eyes] are sunk . . . deeply in the skull. --Paley. [1913 Webster]

2. (Biol.) A minute spherical or rounded structure; as blood, lymph, and pus corpuscles, minute fungi, spores, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. A little pill or pellet used by homeopathists. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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