globule

Part of speech: noun

A small globe or spherical particle.

Part of speech: adjective

Globulous.

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Usage examples "globule":

  1. It sputtered and a tiny globule of hot tallow struck his face. - "A Breath of Prairie and other stories", Will Lillibridge.
  2. This illusion of the ancients, which still obtains for a great many citizens of our globule, arises, as we said, from a false conception of weight. - "Astronomy for Amateurs", Camille Flammarion.
  3. Before I could reach the crystal globule, it had fallen off the edge of the table on to the floor at Woodville's feet, and smashed in falling. - "The Beetle A Mystery", Richard Marsh.