roundish

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roundish (comparative more roundish, superlative most roundish)

  1. Somewhat round.
    • 1820, John Lindley, Rosarum Monographia; Or, A Botanical History of Roses, page 42:
      Leaflets 9-11, roundish, of a firm texture, the lowest pair smaller than the rest, glaucous.
    • 2012 March 1, Henry Petroski, “Opening Doors”, American Scientist, volume 100, number 2, page 112-3: 
      A doorknob of whatever roundish shape is effectively a continuum of levers, with the axis of the latching mechanism—known as the spindle—being the fulcrum about which the turning takes place.

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