[ falks, fawlks ]

noun,plural fal·ces [fal-seez, fawl-]. /ˈfæl siz, ˈfɔl-/. Anatomy.
  1. a structure shaped like a sickle, as a fold of dura mater separating the cerebral hemispheres.

Origin of falx

1700–10; <New Latin, Latin: sickle

Other words from falx

  • fal·cial [fal-shuhl, fawl-], /ˈfæl ʃəl, ˈfɔl-/, adjective

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