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cupule


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cupule  \Cu"pule\  (k?"p?l),  n.  [See  {Cupola}.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  cuplet  or  little  cup,  as  of  the  acorn;  the  husk 
  or  bur  of  the  filbert,  chestnut,  etc 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  sucker  or  acetabulum. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cupule 
  n  1:  cup-shaped  structure  of  hardened  bracts  at  the  base  of  an 
  acorn  [syn:  {acorn  cup}] 
  2:  a  sucker  on  the  feet  of  certain  flies 




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