noun, plural fal·ces [fal-seez, fawl-]. /ˈfæl siz, ˈfɔl-/. Anatomy.
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Origin of falx
OTHER WORDS FROM falxfal·cial [fal-shuhl, fawl-], /ˈfæl ʃəl, ˈfɔl-/, adjective
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The Faus (falso: from falx) appears to have been a kind of spear with a broad, cut-and-thrust blade.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe|John Hewitt
In the falx is a poison-sac from which poison flows through the hollow fang and out at its tip.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
It is divided into two hemispheres by the falx cerebri, a partition which follows the middle line of the skull.How to Become Rich|William Windsor
From this septum is formed the falx cerebri and other parts.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Falcons (from falx, a reaping-hook) are marvellously organised for rapine, and realise the ideal of a bird of prey.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier