Pronunciation : Os`te*o*col"la Part of Speech : n. Etymology : [Osteo- + Gr. Definition : 1. A kind of glue obtained from bones. Ure.
2. A cellular calc tufa, which in some places forms incrustations on the stems of plants, -- formerly supposed to have the quality of uniting fractured bones. Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913