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.
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Globules of snow.
Sir I. Newton.
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These minute globules [a mole's eyes] are sunk . . . deeply in the skull.
Paley.
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2. (Biol.) A minute spherical or rounded structure; as blood, lymph, and pus corpuscles, minute fungi, spores, etc.
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3. A little pill or pellet used by homeopathists.
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