Definition of Spirulae

1. spirula [n] - See also: spirula



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirulae

spiroscopes
spirostan
spirostans
spirotrich
spirotrichs
spiroylous
spirt
spirted
spirting
spirtle
spirtled
spirtles
spirtling
spirts
spirula
spirulae (current term)
spirulas
spirulate
spirulina
spirulinas
spirurida
spirurida infections
spirurina
spiruroid
spiruroid larva migrans
spiruroidea
spiry
spirytual
spirytuall

Literary usage of Spirulae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"... and the spirulae, to which they approximate, are animals of the high seas. We next find, that according to their mode of locomotion, some mollusca live ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"Shells of spirulae are strewed in abundance on the shores of New Zealand. A few are brought by the Gulf Stream to the south coast of Ireland and the ..."

3. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia: With Figures of All the Species by Charles ( Darwin (1851)
"... from the North of Ireland to off Cape Horn ; common, weed, a reed-like leaf, spirulae, cuttle-fish bones, to a bottle together with L. ..."

4. The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler, David Josiah Brewer (1900)
"... was a two-gilled cephalopod with suckers on its arms, and with all the other essential features of our living squids, cuttlefishes, and spirulae. ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1841)
"Belemnites are nothing but straight, not convoluted, spirulae. The aspect of the Nautilus shows moreover that it can possess no operculum, ..."

6. Life and Letters of Dr. William Beaumont: Including Hitherto Unpublished by Jesse Shire Myer (1912)
"About the 6th or 7th week exfoliation from the fractured ribs and the separation of the ribs from the cartilagenous ends began to take place; spirulae of ..."

7. Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization: As by Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1908)
"... was a two-gilled cephalopod with suckers on its arms, and with all the other essential features of our living squids, cuttlefishes, and spirulae. ..."

8. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1882)
"... having the greatest affinity to the spirulae. As early as 1867, Barrande had shown the small resemblance that exists between the ..."

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