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[glob-yool] /ˈglɒb yul/

a small spherical body.
a small globe, esp a drop of liquid
(astronomy) a small dark nebula thought to be a site of star formation

1660s, from French globule, from Latin globulus, diminutive of globus “globe” (see globe).

globule glob·ule (glŏb’yōōl)
A small spherical body, especially a drop of liquid.
glob’u·lar (-yə-lər) adj.


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