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nubecula

/ (njuːˈbɛkjʊlə) /
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noun plural -lae (-liː)
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Word Origin for nubecula

C19: from Latin, diminutive of nubes cloud

Words nearby nubecula

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How to use nubecula in a sentence

  • The Nubecula Minor (the lesser cloud) exhibited appearances similar, though inferior in degree.

    Letters on Astronomy|Denison Olmsted
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