/glom"euhr it, -euh rayt'/, adj.
compactly clustered.
[1785-95; < L glomeratus wound or formed into a ball (ptp. of glomerare), equiv. to glomer- (s. of glomus) ball-shaped mass + -atus -ATE1]

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