Definition of Falcula

1. n. A curved and sharp- pointed claw.



Definition of Falcula

1. Noun. The falx cerebelli. ¹

2. Noun. (zoology) A curved and sharp-pointed claw.Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Falcula

1. a claw bent like a sickle [n -S]

Medical Definition of Falcula

1. A curved and sharp-pointed claw. Origin: L, a small sickle, a billhook. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Falcula

falconed
falconer
falconers
falconet
falconets
falcongentil
falconiform
falconine
falconing
falconoid
falconologist
falconologists
falconries
falconry
falcons
falcula (current term)
falcular
falculas
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faldages
falderal
falderals
falderol
falderols
faldetta
faldettas
faldfee
faldfees
falding

Literary usage of Falcula

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1. A Monograph of the British Spongiadæ by James Scott Bowerbank (1874)
"... falcula. Fig. 1.—Represents the type-specimen in the cabinet of the Rev. AM Norman. Natural size. Fig. 3.—One of the trenchant, contort, ..."

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