any of the concentric circles on each scale of a fish, each of which indicates the annual growth of that scale.
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How to use circulus in a sentence
Who knows whether this vital circulus of the marine animality is not the starting point of all physical circulus?The Sea | Jules Michelet
Otherwise the definition is called a circulus in definiendo.The Art of Logical Thinking | William Walker Atkinson
Otherwise the definition is called a circulus in definiendo (defining in a circle).Thought-Culture | William Walker Atkinson
The entire activity of justice is a circulus vitiosus, a faulty short conclusion.The Future Belongs to the People | Karl Liebknecht
He purposely makes us tread the round of the circulus vitiosus, as in the old saw: A Cretan said, all Cretans are liars.Erasmus and the Age of Reformation | Johan Huizinga