animalculum

[ an-uh-mal-kyuh-luh m ]
/ ˌæn əˈmæl kyə ləm /

noun, plural an·i·mal·cu·la [an-uh-mal-kyuh-luh] /ˌæn əˈmæl kyə lə/.

Origin of animalculum

First recorded in 1670–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for animalculum