Acicula : Definition

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Pronunciation : A*cic"u*la
Part of Speech : n.; pl. Aciculæ.
Etymology : [L., a small needle, dimin. of acus needle.] (Nat. Hist.)
Definition : Defn: One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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