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[ley-kwee-uh s, lak-wee-]
noun, plural la·que·i [ley-kwee-ahy, -kwee-ee, lak-wee-ahy, -wee-ee] /ˈleɪ kwiˌaɪ, -kwiˌi, ˈlæk wiˌaɪ, -wiˌi/. Anatomy.
  1. lemniscus.
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Origin of laqueus

< Latin: noose
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Examples from the Web for laqueus

Historical Examples

  • The Clehongre figure is especially curious as shewing the ailette fastened by its "laqueus," which appears on the outside.

    Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe

    John Hewitt

  • Lacer is derived from laqs, a rope, a noose; and this comes from laqueus.

  • Laqueus contritus est, by Fourniller, et nos liberati sumus.