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Origin of animalcule
OTHER WORDS FROM animalculean·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
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Example sentences from the Web for animalcule
This is a one-celled animal known as the paramœcium or the slipper animalcule (because of its shape).A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
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
These movements are termed amoebiform, because they quite resemble the movements of a small animalcule which is named amoeba.
Shall physical or chemical forces explain why the animalcule digs into the hard clay?The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
At one end of the ascending scale of organic life we see an animalcule swimming in the direction in which it is attracted by food.Parallel Paths|Thomas William Rolleston