corbicula

[ kawr-bik-yuh-luh ]
/ kɔrˈbɪk yə lə /

noun, plural cor·bic·u·lae [kawr-bik-yuh-lee] /kɔrˈbɪk yəˌli/.


Nearby words

  1. corbel vault,
  2. corbeling,
  3. corbelling,
  4. corbett,
  5. corbett, james john,
  6. corbiculate,
  7. corbie,
  8. corbie gable,
  9. corbie-step,
  10. corbiestep

Origin of corbicula

1810–20; < New Latin, little basket; see corbeil

Related formscor·bic·u·late [kawr-bik-yuh-lit, -leyt] /kɔrˈbɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for corbicula

corbicula

/ (kɔːˈbɪkjʊlə) /

noun plural -lae (-ˌliː)

the technical name for pollen basket

Word Origin for corbicula

C19: from Late Latin, diminutive of Latin corbis basket

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