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acicula


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acicula  \A*cic"u*la\,  n.;  pl  {Acicul[ae]}.  [L.,  a  small  needle, 
  dimin.  of  acus  needle.]  (Nat.  Hist.) 
  One  of  the  needlelike  or  bristlelike  spines  or  prickles  of 
  some  animals  and  plants;  also  a  needlelike  crystal. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acicula 
  n  :  a  needle-like  part  or  structure  of  a  plant  or  animal  or 
  crystal;  as  a  spine  or  bristle  or  crystal 




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