Definition of Ancilla

1. Noun. A maid. ¹



2. Noun. An auxiliary or accessory ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ancilla

1. a helper [n -LAE or -LAS] - See also: helper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ancilla

ancient pine
ancient pyramid
ancient pyramids
ancienter
ancientest
anciently
ancientness
ancientnesses
ancientries
ancientry
ancients
ancienty
ancile
anciles
ancilia
ancilla (current term)
ancillae
ancillaries
ancillary
ancillas
ancille
ancilles
ancilliary
ancillula
ancillulas
ancipital
ancipitous
ancistroid
ancitabine
ancle

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 ..."

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