Origin of sac
Examples from the Web for saclike
Historical Examples of saclike
The octopods have a saclike body with eight arms of about equal size, in some kinds thick and short, in others long and snaky.Zoology: The Science of Animal Life
A saclike dilation in the wall of an artery as the result of weakness of its tissues.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
Word Origin for sac
abbreviation for (in Britain)
"biological pocket," 1741, from French sac, from Latin saccus "bag" (see sack (n.1)).
central Algonquian people who lived near the upper Mississippi before the Black Hawk War of 1832, from French Canadian Saki, probably a shortened borrowing of Ojibwa (Algonquian) /osa:ki:/, literally "person of the outlet" (of the Saginaw River, which itself contains their name, and means literally "in the Sauk country").