gibbous

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gibbous

, gibbose
(of the moon or a planet) more than half but less than fully illuminated

gibbous

[′jib·əs]
(mathematics)
Bounded by convex curves.
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Postpedicel cylindrical in proximal quarter and symmetrically bulbous in distal three quarters; scape and pedicel white setose dorsally and ventrally; T1 entirely apubescent; parafacial area about as wide as half the width of central facial gibbosity (at same level) .