cubitus

[ kyoo-bi-tuhs ]

noun,plural cu·bi·ti [kyoo-bi-tahy]. /ˈkyu bɪˌtaɪ/.
  1. a longitudinal vein in the rear portion of the wing of an insect.

  2. Anatomy.

    • the forearm.

    • Now Rare. the ulna.

Origin of cubitus

1
1820–30; <New Latin, Latin, variant of cubitumcubit

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