laqueus

[ ley-kwee-uhs, lak-wee- ]
/ ˈleɪ kwi əs, ˈlæk wi- /

noun, plural la·que·i [ley-kwee-ahy, -kwee-ee, lak-wee-ahy, -wee-ee]. /ˈleɪ kwiˌaɪ, -kwiˌi, ˈlæk wiˌaɪ, -wiˌi/. Anatomy.

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Origin of laqueus

<Latin: noose

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