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

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acicula

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Google previewMolluscs in Archaeology: Methods, Approaches and Applications

by Michael J. Allen

Ceciliodes acicula is a subterranean (ie, burrowing) species; it may not be contemporaneous with other elements of the molluscan assemblage, emphasizing that the death assemblage may not represent the living community ( Davies 2008).

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 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 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 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 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 ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

acicula, small needle] base needle ( acicular, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

acicula, dim. of acus, a needle.] Acid, as′id, sour.—n.asour substance:(chem.) one of aclassof substances, usually sour, which turn vegetable blues tored,and combine with alkalies, metallic oxides , ...

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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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