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Definition of the noun acicula

What does acicula mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aciculas

  1. a needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal; as a spine or bristle or crystal
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic words: part / piece = a portion of a natural object

Alternative definition of the noun acicula


  1. One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal.


Acicula are the chitinous support rods within parapodia found in the class Polychaeta.

Phrases with Acicula

Phrases starting with the word Acicula:

  1. Acicula Lauta
  2. Acicula Graeca
  3. Acicula Macula
  4. Acicula Pinteri

Phrases ending with the word Acicula:

  1. Eulima Acicula
  2. Inella Acicula
  3. Mycena Acicula
  4. Trogia Acicula
  5. Zebina Acicula
  6. Creseis acicula
  7. Goniada acicula
  8. Lysmata acicula
  9. Pyrgula Acicula
  10. Stilbum Acicula
  11. Agaricus Acicula
  12. Buccinum Acicula
  13. Cleodora Acicula
  14. Stenotis Acicula
  15. Stilifer Acicula
  16. Triphora Acicula

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Google previewEarly Miocene Paleobiology in Patagonia (2012)

High-Latitude Paleocommunities of the Santa Cruz Formation by Sergio F. Vizcaíno, Richard F. Kay, M. Susana Bargo

Microbiotherium acicula is the most extreme insectivorous species, showing the highest SRL and SRA values. M icrobiotherium patagonicum is closer to the extant Dromiciops gliroides in SRL values, and it achieved a similar degree of molar ...

Google previewMushrooms of the Redwood Coast (2016)

A Comprehensive Field Guide to the Fungi of Coastal Northern California by Christian Schwarz, Noah Siegel

acicula is a tiny specieswithareddishorangeorcoral- coloredcapthatfades to lightorange, andhasalong, thin, yellowishstipe.Atheniella ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

acicula (-lii). acidify ing to either side, ( ò- priv. H. " Zivetv, incline,. achorion it is the constituent of the crusts of favus (achor), and belongs to the group of fungoid plants denominated ordium. It consists of spores, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

acicula (a-sik'u-lii), n.; a needle, a small pin, dim. of acus, a needle, &xupov, from same root as acer, sharp, acies, an edge, acutus, sharp, etc.: see acid, acute , acerb.] 1. A needle, pin, or bodkin, of wood or bone, used by Roman women as ...

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary Oder Vollständig Englisch-Deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von --- Hrsg. U. Verb. Von Anton Ernst Klausing. Etc. 4. Aufl (1771)

Pling up, action dentasser über einan- Pimp, maquereau, leno, ein Kuppler, Huenfermer, acicula conserere, paxillo configere, etwas anstecken, anheften, annageln; einschränken, einschließen. Piled up, entass, auf einen Haufen gelegt . Piler ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

acicula See ACICULUM. acicular Pointed or needleshaped. aciculum (pl. acicula) In *Polychaeta, one of the chitinous (see CHITIN) support rods in the *parapodia. acid According to the Brønsted–Lowry theory, ...

Google previewA Dictionary in English and Latine ... Recognized by Dr. Evans ... and then by W. Clerk. And now at this last impression enlarged, etc (1634)

pinne, Acicula, lae. - A Pintase ,Theca acicula„T13. P tape to Rnit ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

acicula n.; pl. -lae [L. dim. acus, needle] A slender needle-like process; a spine or bristle; something larger than a seta or chaeta. acicular, aciculate a.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

acicula, n.

Google previewThe New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1888)

(Based on Mayne's Lexicon) by New Sydenham Society, Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick

acicula, a small pin.) A species sometimes found mixed with Alsidium helminthochorton in Coraican moss, collected on the Mediterranean coasts of France and Spain. O. helminthochorton, Lamour. The Alsidium helminthochorton, Kiitz.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)


ACICULA'RIS (Bot.) from Acus, a needle. 1. Acicular, or needle-shaped, an epithet for the pili, or hairs of plants. 2. A species of Scirpus. Linn. Philos. Botan. A 'CID (Chem) vide Acids. , Acrn Holder, a part of the chemical apparatus, consisting of ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3I1C3U1L1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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