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Webster 1913 Edition


Glome

{

Glombe

,

Glome

, }
Verb.
I.
To gloom; to look gloomy, morose, or sullen.
[Obs.]
Surrey.

Glome

,
Noun.
Gloom.
[Obs.]

Glome

,
Noun.
[L.
glomus
a ball. Cf.
Globe
.]
(Anat.)
One of the two prominences at the posterior extremity of the frog of the horse’s foot.

Webster 1828 Edition


Glome

GLOME

,
Noun.
[L. glomus; Heb. to wind, convolve, or collect into a mass.] In botany, a roundish head of flowers.

Definition 2021


glome

glome

English

Noun

glome (plural glomes)

  1. (anatomy) One of the two prominences at the posterior extremity of the frog of a horse's foot.
  2. (geometry) A hypersphere in 4-dimensional Euclidean space defined as the set of all points that are at a given distance from a given point, also called a 3-sphere.

Etymology 2

Verb

glome (third-person singular simple present glomes, present participle gloming, simple past and past participle glomed)

  1. (obsolete) To look gloomy, morose, or sullen.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Surrey to this entry?)

Noun

glome

  1. (obsolete) gloom