AskDefine | Define globule

Dictionary Definition

globule n : a small globe or ball

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Latin globulus, from globus 'globe'.


  1. A small round particle of substance; a drop.

Extensive Definition

Globule can refer to:
globule in French: Globule
globule in Lithuanian: Globulė

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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