Origin of animalcule
Related formsan·i·mal·cu·lar [an-uh-mal-kyuh-ler] /ˌæn əˈmæl kyə lər/, an·i·mal·cu·line [an-uh-mal-kyuh-lin] /ˌæn əˈmæl kyə lɪn/, an·i·mal·cu·lous, adjective
Examples from the Web for animalcule
Indeed, too sadly so, and I dare apply but a flash of the microscope to the rageing dilemmas of this animalcule.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
Frequent examination of this animalcule has created a strong doubt in my mind whether it is rightly placed in our "systems."Marvels of Pond-life|Henry J. Slack
It is wisdom to respect the infinitely little, for God comes close behind the animalcule, life simplified to a mere cell.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
His first form is that which is permanent in the animalcule.
Usually the body of the animalcule became elongated whilst expiring in sea-water.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold