2. Noun. An auxiliary or accessory ¹
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Definition of Ancilla
1. a helper [n -LAE or -LAS] - See also: helper
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Literary usage of Ancilla
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1. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"+ colona, vi, 44.—do., and his socius, col. + ancilla, xxiv, 118 ... an undefined tenant + ancilla, hh. s. G., and a servus s. G., xv, 84. ..."
2. Report on the Turton Collection of South African Marine Mollusks, with by Paul Bartsch (1915)
"ancilla DECIPIENS Sowerby. Cat. No. 163022, USNM, contains one specimen from Kowie, obtained from Sowerby and Fulton. ancilla REEVE! Smith. ancilla ..."