Definition of Acicula

1. Noun. A needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal; as a spine or bristle or crystal.

Generic synonyms: Part, Piece
Derivative terms: Acicular



Definition of Acicula

1. n. One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal.

Definition of Acicula

1. Noun. One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acicula

1. a needlelike part or process [n -LAE or -LAS] : ACICULAR [adj]

Medical Definition of Acicula

1. Origin: L, a small needle, dimin. Of acus needle. One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acicula

achronic
achronological
achronologically
achroodextrin
achroous
achs
achy
achylia
achylia gastrica
achylia pancreatica
achylic
achylous
achymous
acibenzolar
aciclovir
acicula (current term)
aciculae
acicular
acicularly
aciculas
aciculate
aciculated
aciculiform
aciculite
aciculum
aciculums
acid
acid-ash diet
acid-base balance
acid-base equilibrium

Literary usage of Acicula

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1858)
"By Gilbert S. French, Bolton/—From George Lawson, Ph. D. The following communications were read:— I. On the Occurence in Scotland of the Achatina acicula. ..."

2. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"P. June. acicula'ris. C. Straw cylindrical, naked, bristle-shaped: spike egg- shaped, 2-valved: seeds naked. E. lot, 74S-.F7. dan. Z'&l-H. ox. viii. ..."

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