noun, plural cau·dae [kou-dee, kaw-] /ˈkaʊ di, ˈkɔ-/. Anatomy, Zoology.
Origin of cauda
Examples from the Web for cauda
Cauda plerumque longa, cuneata, radiis mollibus, decompositis.Zoological Illustrations, Volume III|William Swainson
In view of the extreme interest of these cases I will shortly detail one other in which the cauda equina alone was affected.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
In many stanzas the first and the last part (frons and cauda) are anisometrical.
Jumentum in nominis mei contemptum, tanquam in diminutione bestiae dehonestari possim, cauda truncatum est.In Byways of Scottish History|Louis A. Barb
Here the frons is connected with the cauda, which recurs in each stanza as a kind of refrain, by means of concatenatio.
British Dictionary definitions for cauda
- any tail-like structure
- the posterior part of an organ