Gibbous

Definition of Gibbous

Gib´bous
a.1.
1.Swelling by a regular curve or surface; protuberant; convex; as, the moon is gibbous between the half-moon and the full moon.
The bones will rise, and make a gibbous member.
- Wiseman.
2.Hunched; hump-backed.

Related Words

arched, arciform, arclike, arcual, bandy, bowed, bowlike, bunchbacked, camelback, concave, convex, convexed, crookbacked, embowed, excurvate, excurvated, excurved, gibbose, humpbacked, humped, humpy, hunchbacked, hunched, hunchy, kyphotic, out-bowed, oxbow, rotund, vaulted
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