To form into a compact spherical mass -- a ball. Both "conglobe and "conglobate" came to English from the Latin verb "conglobare" about the 16th century. The word "glob" is a relative too. "Glob" might have originated as a blend of "globe" and "blob."(pr. kahn-BLOHB or kən-GLOHB and kahn-GLOH-bayt or kən-GLOH-bayt)Also see spheroid.