Definition of Animalculum

1. Noun. Microscopic organism such as an amoeba or paramecium.

Exact synonyms: Animalcule
Generic synonyms: Being, Organism



Definition of Animalculum

1. n. An animalcule.

Definition of Animalculum

1. Noun. animalcule ¹

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Definition of Animalculum

1. [n -LA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Animalculum

animal testing alternatives
animal tissue
animal toxin
animal trainer
animal virus
animal viruses
animal welfare
animalcula
animalcular
animalcules
animalculist
animalculists
animalculum (current term)
animalian
animalic
animalier
animaliers
animalike
animalisation
animalise
animalised cell
animalish
animalism
animalisms
animalist
animalistic
animalists

Literary usage of Animalculum

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1. The Philosophical Transactions ... Abridged by Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, Andrew Reid, John Gray, John Eames, John Martyn (1749)
"80, you may fee an animalculum^ B, H, coming out of the Body of the bigger, ... animalculum a round little Knob of Seed, that from time to time, ..."

2. Arabum proverbia: vocalibus instruxit, latine vertit by Aḣmad Ibn Muḣammad (Abū al-Faḍl) (1838)
"Maior artifex, quam animalculum ... dixit: est animalculum parvum . quod arborent ... ben -Habib (licit, animalculum illud sibi arcam ..."

3. The Deity by William Cooke (1877)
"The volvox (a spherical animalculum) propagates its kind in a singular way:—" The ... t The monad is the smallest animalculum which the microscope of the ..."

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