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culmen


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Culmen  \Cul"men\  (k?l"m?n),  n.  [L.,  fr  cellere  (in  comp.)  to 
  impel;  cf  celsus  pushed  upward,  lofty.] 
  1.  Top  summit;  acme.  --R.  North. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  dorsal  ridge  of  a  bird's  bill.