Costa

[ kaw-stuh ]
/ ˈkɔ stə /

noun

Lú·cio [loo-syoo] /ˈlu syu/, 1902–98, Brazilian architect, chief designer of Brasilia.
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British Dictionary definitions for lucio costa

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 costa

costal, adjective

Word Origin for costa

C19: from Latin: rib, side, wall
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Medicine definitions for lucio costa

costa
[ kŏstə ]

n. pl. cos•tae (-tē)

Rib.
A rodlike internal supporting organelle that runs along the base of the undulating membrane of certain flagellate parasites.basal rod

Other words from costa

costal adj.
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Science definitions for lucio costa

costa
[ kŏstə ]

Plural costae (kŏs)

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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