Definition of Spiculae
1. spicula [n] - See also: spicula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiculae
Literary usage of Spiculae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Sea and Its Living Wonders by Georg Hartwig (1892)
"Sponges—Their Pores—Fibres and spiculae— The Common Sponge of Commerce. THINK not, reader, that the life of the ocean ends with the innumerable hosts of ..."
2. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"elaboration, the spikelets or spiculae of authors are called spikes, which they truly are, and they are conglomerated into heads. ..."
3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1835)
"spiculae in rachi angusta ... inferior herbacea, plana, attenuata, apice bifida, spiculae sessilis ... inferior spiculae sessilis masculus, muticus; ..."
4. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1835)
"spiculae in rachi angusta ... (8-nervis) canaliculata angustior, spiculae ... spiculae lanceolate, ses- siles, 3 lin.,—pedicellate, 34 /in. longre. ..."
5. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences by Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences (1883)
"It is generally green, but not always. Skeleton spiculae ... These are mixed with many fine, delicate spiculae, densely spined to the end; length o.oo9 'n-> ..."