[ kaw-stuh ]
/ ˈkɔ stə /
Lú·cio [loo-syoo] /ˈlu syu/, 1902–98, Brazilian architect, chief designer of Brasilia.
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British Dictionary definitions for lucio costa
/ (ˈkɒstə) /
noun plural -tae (-tiː)
the technical name for rib 1 (def. 1)
a riblike part, such as the midrib of a plant leaf
Derived forms of costacostal, adjective
Word Origin for costa
C19: from Latin: rib, side, wall
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Medicine definitions for lucio costa
[ kŏs′tə ]
n. pl. cos•tae (-tē)
A rodlike internal supporting organelle that runs along the base of the undulating membrane of certain flagellate parasites.basal rod
Other words from costacos′tal adj.
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Science definitions for lucio costa
[ kŏs′tə ]
Plural costae (kŏs′tē)
A rib or a riblike part, such as the midrib of a leaf or a thickened anterior vein or margin of an insect's wing.
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